Paul Henry's feature film will screen in New Zealand for the first time in May as part of the Documentary Edge International Film Festival.
Henry's film The Desk - a mockumentary filmed in the US after he left TVNZ in 2010 but before he began his failed stint on Australian breakfast television - will screen at Auckland's Q Theatre on May 21 at 10pm.
The film has already aired as part of the Florida Film Festival, and is described as a "buddy comedy, a document of a man's midlife crisis, as well as a cri de coeur about the crumbling ethics of print journalism".
Henry told The Spinoff he was yet to see it and thought it was only going to be a short film.
"I don't want to be complete shit in it. But I can't see how I can't be, unless in there is this inherent ability inside me to act brilliantly," Henry said.
"Then I see the trailer... did you see that still on the site? Me in the robe? That was a scene we shot and during this scene I get drunker and drunker and then a prostitute arrives - that old woman is a prostitute! - and we wreck the room. I never thought it would be in the movie ... "