Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Cross, Hannibal Buress Lead Just for Laughs Lineup

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Just for Laughs, Montreal's annual comedy festival, announced the first major chunk of its lineup this morning. The lineup for the festival's 34th edition will include Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the cast of Veep, David Cross, Lewis Black, Maria Bamford, Hannibal Buress, Howie Mandel, Gad Elmaleh, Iliza Shlesinger, Nikki Glaser, Brian Regan, Kathleen Madigan, Cameron Esposito, Scott Aukerman, Jermaine Fowler, Michelle Wolf, Aparna Nancherla, and Todd Barry. Maybe most exciting is the festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, will broadcast a four-part roast competition called Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle across North America, with the finale airing live. The festival runs from July 13 through July 31. For more details on lineup and tickets, go to the Just for Laughs website.