Hollywood screenwriter Scot Armstrong: “I wanted to be friends with the funniest people”

The Download

Executive Producer Scot Armstrong attends the Showtime and Fox 21 Television Studio’s premiere screening for “Dice” starring Andrew Dice Clay at The London Hotel on March 29, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Hollywood director and screenwriter  Scot Armstrong (“Old School,” “Road Trip,” “Hangover II”) joins Justin to talk about his new show, “Dice,” a Showtime scripted series about comedian Andrew Dice Clay. Scot talks about why he wanted to create a show around Andrew Dice Clay, the difference between writing for film and writing for television, what drew him to comedy while growing up in Wheaton, learning under the legendary Del Close and discovering “the hiatus.”

Follow Justin on Twitter and give him a like on Facebook

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.