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Da Super Fans, Da Coach Will Hit Da Stage

The live performance will reveal da plot of a shelved screenplay from the '90s



    Da Super Fans, Da Coach Will Hit Da Stage
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    George Wendt is putting on the Chicago accent yet again.

    Mike Ditka can win an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony with his mout' taped shut. Dats right, Da Super Fans are back.

    The Chicago sports fanatics will reunite for one night of trash talk and wisecracks at the Just For Laughs comedy festival next month.

    The gang, George Wendt, Joe Mantegna, Robert Smigel, Bob Odenkirk and former Bears coach, Mike Ditka, will perform a live reading of "Da Bears Movie Dat Wasn't," the Chicago Tribune reports.

    Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper will narrate a shelved screenplay penned by Bob Odenkirk and Robert Smigel in 1995, mocking the influence of money in sports.

    "It's an expansion of the world of the Super Fans," Smigel explained in an interview according to the Tribune. "We get to meet their families, their kids, their wives and go to church with them."

    It will play off the legendary "Saturday Night Live" sketch featuring the biggest Chicago's sports fans, who don thick mustaches, dark sunglasses and chow down on polish sausages.

    Da plot will unfold with da Bears being sold, and Soldier Field being sliced up into luxury boxes for ritzy fans, the paper reports.

    The one night only performance will feature sketches and a Q & A with Ditka at Park West on June 19.

    The charity event will benefit Have Dreams: Helping Autistic Voices Emerge and the Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund. 

    Tickets go on sale at ticketmaster.com  Saturday at 10 a.m.

    It's da reunion of a lifetime. 

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