Just in time for the film’s release, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with stars Joel McHale (The Informant) and Kerry Bishé (Penny Dreadful: City of Angels) to discuss their work on the thrilling dark romantic comedy Happily. Our interview can be viewed in the player below!
Written and directed by BenDavid Grabinski (Are You Afraid of the Dark?) in his directorial debut, the story centers on Tom (McHale) and Janet (Bishé), a couple who have been happily married for 14 years much to the ire of their other couple friends. After a visit from a mysterious stranger declaring their marriage to be a mistake leads to a dead body, the two hit the road to join their friends on a weekend trip, only to begin doubting who they can call their friends and the stability of their relationship.
The film stars Emmy Award nominee McHale (Community, Deliver Us from Evil), Bishé (Red State, Halt and Catch Fire, Argo) and Emmy Award nominee Stephen Root (Barry, King of the Hill).
The supporting cast is a roster of ensemble talent including Natalie Morales (Parks and Recreation), Paul Scheer (The League), Natalie Zea (Justified), Charlyne Yi (Knocked Up), Breckin Meyer (Designated Survivor), Shannon Woodward (Westworld), Jon Daly (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Barry), and Al Madrigal (I’m Dying Up Here).
This riveting dark comedy was financed by Chuckie Duff’s Common Wall Media and produced by Electric Dynamite’s Jack Black and Spencer Berman, Indy Entertainment’s Nancy Leopardi and Ross Kohn and executive produced by Chuckie Duff, as well as filmmakers Dave Green and Kyle Newman.
Happily is now in select theaters and on digital platforms and VOD!