Magnolia Pictures is getting ready to celebrate Christmas in July with the release of Joe Swanberg’s (Drinking Buddies) latest, Happy Christmas, starring Anna Kendrick, Mark Webber, Melanie Lynskey, Lena Dunham and Swanberg himself. Check out the trailer for the July 25 release in the player below!
Anna Kendrick stars as Jenny, an irresponsible 20-something who comes to Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff (Swanberg), a young filmmaker living a happy existence with his novelist wife Kelly (Lynskey) and their two-year-old son. Jenny’s arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson (Dunham) instigate an evolution in Kelly’s life and career. Meanwhile, Jenny strikes up a rocky relationship with the family’s baby sitter-cum-pot dealer (Webber).