Sony Pictures Classics just released a new official trailer and poster for the comedy/drama, Brigsby Bear. The indie film comes from writers Kyle Mooney (Saturday Night Live) and Kevin Costello, with SNL‘s Dave McCary directing. The quirky comedy’s already made the festival rounds, picking up a Golden Camera nomination at the Cannes Film Festival and a Grand Jury Prize nomination at Sundance. Audiences will get a chance to check it out in theaters beginning July 28, 2017.
Brigsby Bear‘s cast includes Kyle Mooney, Beck Bennett (Saturday Night Live), Claire Danes (Homeland), Mark Hamill (the Star Wars film franchise), Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Greg Kinnear (Rake), Kate Lyn Sheil (House of Cards), Ryan Simpkins (The House), Matt Walsh (Veep) and Michaela Watkins (Casual).
The Plot: Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children’s TV show produced for an audience of one: James (Kyle Mooney). When the show abruptly ends, James’s life changes forever, he sets out to finish the story himself and must learn to cope with the realities of a new world that he knows nothing about.