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BOBBY FARRELLY JOINS HUNKYDORY FILMS.
11 March 2018

Seasoned features and commercials director Bobby Farrelly has joined HunkyDory Films for representation. Alongside brother Peter, Farrelly has established himself as one of Hollywood's go-to funnymen.

His comedy nous makes him a shrewd addition to the HunkyDory roster.

Farrelly's highlights include Amish bowling prodigies (‘Kingpin'), hair-raising romance (‘There's Something About Mary'), and decapitated parakeets (‘Dumb and Dumber').


Farrelly believes trust is key in comedy. Confidence in their director allowed Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels to summon their inner simpletons. The film's enduring popularity suggests Farrelly's ethos works.

He has since moved into TVCs with similar success. A noted hockey fan and former player, Farrelly proved the ideal choice for this domestic NHL grudge match.


Sporting households will appreciate Farrelly's brand of heightened animosity. Tapping into the sport's avid fan base, the ad combines rowdy performances and a healthy dose of toilet humour.

HunkyDory have high hopes for their new man, so stay tuned for Farrelly's UK commercial debut. For now, this Samsung Super Bowl ad should please Apple-phobes and Darkness fans alike.


Bobby Farrelly's reel is now live on HunkyDory's site. For more information, ring Anthony Baker on 020 7267 5000 or email him via anthony@hunkydoryfilms.co.uk.

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