WHO’S IN IT?
Susan Sarandon (Thelma and Louise), Rose Byrne (Spy), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Lucy Punch (Hot Fuzz), Jason Ritter (Freddy vs Jason), Randall Park (The Interview), Casey Wilson (Gone Girl), Michael McKean (Better Call Saul), Billy Magnussen (The Big Short), Cecily Strong (The Boss), Sarah Baker (The Campaign), Rebecca Drysdale (Enough Said), Jerrod Carmichael (Bad Neighbours), Laura San Giacomo (Sex, Lies, and Videotape), Amy Landecker (A Serious Man)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World), director, writer; Paul Green (The Loft), producer; Jonathan Sadoff (Tug), composer; Brett Pawlak (Short Term 12), cinematographer; Kayla Emter (Miles Ahead), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Lonely and heartbroken after her husband dies, Marnie (Sarandon) follows her daughter Lori (Byrne) to Los Angeles to start a new life, initially interfering with Lori’s life but soon coming across other people who need her assistance more…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
It’s always great to see Susan Sarandon take the lead role in something, and The Meddler is a fine excuse to watch this actress shine on-screen.