In the world of perfectly crafted comedies, Christopher Guest is one of the genre’s elite directors. He was the driving force behind ‘Best in Show,’ ‘Waiting for Guffman’ and ‘A Mighty Wind,’ and he helped write the legendary comedy ‘This Is Spinal Tap’. Now Guest is coming out with a new Netflix project, called ‘Mascots,’ and you can watch the first trailer below.
If you are familiar with the previous installments of Christopher Guest’s work, then you will recognize most of the cast. The director returns with his regular troupe of actors, this time taking on the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots. In the film these hardworking Mascots 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. You can watch the official trailer for the film below, thanks to an early upload from Netflix this morning.
The film was written by Christopher Guest & Jim Piddock and produced by Karen Murphy. Mascots will launch globally on Netflix on October 13, 2016.