John Mulaney is back with a new Netflix special and this time he’s bringing a bunch of very talented kids. The new special, John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch ends up feeling like a dysfunctional Mister Rogers, and that is a great thing.

Billed as a children’s music special hosted by man without either children or musical talent, John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch does look like it could be filled with some pretty impressive costars including David Byrne, Tony Award Winner Andre De Shields, Natasha Lyonne, Annaleigh Ashford, Shereen Pimentel, Richard Kind, and Jake Gyllenhaal from the movie Zodiac. If you’re looking for something different this holiday season, this could be it. John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch streams Dec 24th, only on Netflix.

I’m John Mulaney and I am a 37 year old man. The Sack Lunch Bunch is a group of children ages 8-13 who are more talented than me.  In this special, we are joined by celebrity guests like David Byrne, Tony Award Winner Andre De Shields, Natasha Lyonne, Annaleigh Ashford, Shereen Pimentel, Richard Kind, and Jake Gyllenhaal from the movie Zodiac. The result is a collage of Broadway caliber showstoppers, comedy sketches for all ages, meditations on the unknown from children and adults, and a papier mache volcano. It’s funny, musical, joyous, anxious, and surprisingly profound.

John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch is directed by Rhys Thomas (Documentary Now, SNL, John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid). The special launches globally on Netflix on December 24, 2019.

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