The official first trailer for the documentary on the life on former SNL great Chris Farley has been released and it looks awesome.

With interviews from Bob Saget, Adam Sandler, Lorne Michaels, Bob Odenkirk, Mike Myers, and Christina Applegate -- we’re bound to learn a lot more about the one of the funniest men to ever walk the planet.

The documentary "I Am Chris Farley" opens in theaters next week, it will also air at 10:00pm on August 10 on Spike TV.

"I Am Chris Farley" will tell his hilarious, touching and wildly entertaining story for the first time ever - from his early days in Madison, Wisconsin, and at Marquette University, through his work at the legendary Second City to his rapid rise to the top of the comedy world on “Saturday Night Live” and in hit films like Tommy Boy and Black Sheep.

 

The film showcases the performer’s most memorable characters and skits from television and film, paired with iconic photographs, home movies and family snapshots, to fully round out the story of this comedy legend – a bear of a man who nevertheless had remarkable grace and physicality. Clips from Farley’s most memorable performances fill the documentary, from his breathtaking Chippendales audition alongside Patrick Swayze, to his comically ill-fated salesman in Tommy Boy, to his diatribes as Matt Foley, the motivational speaker who “lives in a van down by the river!”

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