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Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman added to Just For Laughs Montreal lineup

Actress Carrie Fisher sits with her French bulldog, Gary, during an interview at the Star Wars Celebration 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center on Friday, April 17, 2015. Fisher will be using the comedic force at the upcoming Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.The "Star Wars" icon, award-winning actress and bestselling author will take part in "The Carrie Fisher Comedy Gala" on July 31. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register via AP
June 01, 2016 - 9:13 AM

MONTREAL - Carrie Fisher will be using the comedic force at the upcoming Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.

The "Star Wars" icon, award-winning actress and bestselling author will take part in "The Carrie Fisher Comedy Gala" on July 31.

Two-time Emmy winner Sarah Silverman and "Community" creator Dan Harmon will be taking the stage for separate shows on July 30.

The 34th edition of the festival is slated to include more than 80 artists, including seven-time Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, her "Veep" co-stars Tony Hale and Timothy Simons, and Maria Bamford of Netflix series "Lady Dynamite."

Also on the roster are comics Lewis Black, Janeane Garofalo, David Cross and Hannibal Buress, as well as Canadians Jeremy Hotz and "The Kids in the Hall" alum Scott Thompson.

The Just For Laughs Festival runs from July 13 to Aug. 1.

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