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

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Carrie Fisher attends the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Ethan Miller / Getty Images

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

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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.

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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.

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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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