ⓘ Happily (film)

                                     

ⓘ Happily (film)

Happily is an upcoming thriller comedy film, written and directed by BenDavid Grabinski, in his directorial debut. It stars Joel McHale, Kerry Bishe, Stephen Root, Natalie Morales, Paul Scheer, and Natalie Zea.

It was scheduled to have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2020, but that has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

                                     

1. Cast

  • Joel McHale as Tom
  • Natalie Morales as Patricia
  • Charlyne Yi as Gretel
  • Shannon Woodward as Carla
  • Kerry Bishe as Janet
  • Stephen Root as Goodman
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Maude
  • Paul Scheer as Val
  • Breckin Meyer as Richard
  • Natalie Zea as Karen
  • Al Madrigal as Arthur
  • Jon Daly as Donald
  • Brea Grant
                                     

2. Production

In February 2019, it was announced Joel McHale, Kerry Bishe, Stephen Root, Natalie Zea, Paul Scheer, Natalie Morales, Jon Daly, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Charlyne Yi, Breckin Meyer, Shannon Woodward, Brea Grant and Al Madrigal had been cast in the film, with BenDavid Grabinski directing from a screenplay he wrote. Nancy Leopardi, Ross Kohn, Jack Black and Spencer Berman will produce the film under their Indy Entertainment, Electric Dynamite, while Kyle Newman and Chuckie Duff will serve as executive producers under his Common Wealth Media banner.

Principal photography began in February 2019.

                                     

3. Release

It was scheduled to have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2020. However, the festival was postponed due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.