theLive Saturday nightAlum has already filmed a special stand-up finale his death in September, “Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special”, which Netflix revealed that it will debut on the streaming platform on May 30.
The comedy film was diagnosed with cancer nearly a decade ago, but it has kept its private condition. He was 61 when he died on September 14, 2021.
According to his longtime friend and producer, Lori Jo Hoekstra, Macdonald was working on the material in mid-2020.
“His test results weren’t good, so in the heart of [the] Pandemic COVID-19 and literally the night before undergoing a procedure, he wanted to register it in case, as he said, things go wrong, “Hoekstra he told The Hollywood Reporter. “It was her intention to have a special to share if something happened.”
The special was shot in Macdonald’s living room in one take.
As it happened, Macdonald made it through another year. But before she could film the show in front of an audience, she fell ill in August 2021 and died the following month.
Macdonald rose to fame as a member of the “Saturday Night Live” cast in the 1990s. He was best known for his impressions of him on Quentin Tarantino, David Letterman, Larry King, Bob Dole and Burt Reynolds, among many others. He has also starred in his own comedy series, “The Norm Show”, has appeared on several late night shows and has voiced in movies.