Sometimes – especially in the case of family dramedies – the best stuff is in the trailer. The new trailer for The Hollars could be on of those, but that would be a shame – the cast includes some of the most brilliant character actors of our time: Margo Martindale (Justified, The Americans), Richard Jenkins (Olive Kitteridge, Cabin in the Woods), Sharlto Copley (Powers, District 9), Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods), John Krasinski (The Office, Promised Land), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (BrainDead, 10 Cloverfield Lane) and Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat, The Interview).
Check out the first trailer after the jump. The Hollars opens in New York and Los Angeles on August 26th.
THE HOLLARS – In Theaters August 26, 2016
Starring: John Krasinski, Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Josh Groban and Randall Park
Directed by: John Krasinski
Written by: Jim Strouse
John Hollar, a struggling NYC artist is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother’s illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York.
From a script by Jim Strouse that is at turns hilarious and heartbreaking, John Krasinski’s second feature is a poignant look at the bonds of family and friendship.