Original Australian Daybill Poster The Sunshine Boys
The Sunshine Boys is a 1996 American comedy television film directed by John Erman and based on the 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. The film stars Woody Allen and Peter Falk as the comedy duo alongside Sarah Jessica Parker. It premiered on December 28, 1997, on Hallmark Hall of Fame on CBS. 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 would be cast as Lewis in this television adaptation.