The news that Netflix finally renewed breakout smash Stranger Things has dominated the press, you might have forgotten that the streaming giant is about to unleash a brand new Christopher Guest comedy. From the man who co-wrote This Is Spinal Tap and the creative force behind Best in Show, For Your Consideration and Waiting For Guffman comes Mascots.
Taking the usual Mockumentary format, Mascots takes us into the weird and wonderfully strange world of sporting mascots. Featuring the likes of Guest regulars Parker Posey, Jane Lynch, Ed Begley Jr, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge, and Bob Balaban alongside Chris O’Dowd, Sarah Baker, Zach Woods, and Tom Bennett.
Mascots will be available on Netflix from October 13, check out the trailer below.
A new comedy from Christopher Guest, director of Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show. Starring many of his regular troupe of actors, this latest film takes place in the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots where they compete for the most prestigious award in their field, the Gold Fluffy.
The Netflix original film stars Jane Lynch, Parker Posey, Fred Willard, Ed Begley, Jr., Christopher Moynihan, Don Lake, Brad Williams, Zach Woods, Chris O’Dowd, Susan Yeagley, Sarah Baker, Tom Bennett, Kerry Godliman, Bob Balaban, Jennifer Coolidge, Michael Hitchcock, Maria Blasucci, John Michael Higgins, and Jim Piddock. The film was written by Christopher Guest & Jim Piddock and produced by Karen Murphy. Mascots will launch globally on Netflix on 13 October 2016.