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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Sunshine Boys is a 1975 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross and produced by Ray Stark, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and based on the 1972 play of the same name by Neil Simon, about two legendary (and cranky) comics brought together for a reunion and revival of their famous act.Who was originally asked to direct the Sunshine Boys?
Woody Allen was originally asked to direct the 1975 film adaptation The Sunshine Boys, but he was more interested in playing the role of Lewis and declined the offer. 20 years later he was cast as Lewis in this television adaptation. ^ a b "The Sunshine Boys (1997) – John Erman".What is Sunshine about?
"Sunshine" sets the controls for the heart of the sun. As a permanent winter settles upon the Earth, a spaceship is sent on a desperate mission to drop a nuclear device into the sick sun and "re-ignite" it.Who is Willy's nephew Ben on 'Sunshine Boys'?
Willy's nephew, Ben ( Richard Benjamin ), a talent agent, tries finding work for Willy, which proves difficult due to Willy's age and blustery temperament. When one of the major networks decides to air a program on the history of comedy and wants the Sunshine Boys to reunite for the show, Ben tries securing the duo's cooperation one last time.