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After getting fired by her scheming husband Shane Danger (Emile Hirsch) from his cappuccino shop, dissatisfied Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) is stunned when a TV commercial for “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn For One Magical Night Only” reveals a mysterious man from her past (Craig Robinson). When Shane and his bumbling cohorts steal the cashbox from Lulu’s adopted vegan brother Adjay, specialist Colin (Jemaine Clement) enters the fray to retrieve the stolen funds. But Lulu seizes the opportunity to run off in search of her mystery man—and events only become stranger from there. This is a story of love, theft, athletic swimming, and a magical magical event.
Aubrey Plaza as Lulu Danger
Aubrey Plaza was last seen starring opposite Elizabeth Olsen in Matt Spicer’s INGRID GOES WEST which was released nationwide in August 2017. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews, and debuted in theaters nationwide to critical acclaim. INGRID GOES WEST also screened at the London Film Festival in October 2017, and the film was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for “Best First Feature.” Aubrey was a producer on the film, in addition to starring in it. Read More
Emile Hirsch as Shane Danger
Emile Hirsch has established himself as one of the most diverse and notable names in Hollywood. With a career spanning over 20 years, the actor has mastered the unique ability to connect with audiences through compelling narratives and powerful stories. Hirsch is most well-known for his breakthrough performance in Sean Penn’s INTO THE WILD and Pete Berg’s thrilling war pic LONE SURVIVOR. Opposite Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Ben Foster, LONE SURVIVOR is based on Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell’s best-selling book about his team’s mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, which left them fighting for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. Read More
Jemaine Clement as Colin Keith Threadener
Jemaine Clement currently stars in the FX drama created by Noah Hawley, “Legion”, opposite Dan Stevens and Aubrey Plaza. After a critically acclaimed first season, the series will return for season 2 in spring 2018. Prior to that, he starred as the lead villain in the DreamWorks feature based on the Roald Dahl novel, “The BFG,” opposite Mark Rylance and directed by Steven Spielberg, and voiced the role of “Tomatoa” in the Disney animated feature ”Moana.” He also recently starred in Mike White’s “Brad’s Status,” for Amazon, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last year. Read More
Craig Robinson as Beverly Luff Linn
Beginning as a stand-up comedian in Chicago, Craig Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival. Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and his Masters of Education from St. Xavier University. It was while Craig was studying education in Chicago that he also discovered his love of acting and comedy when he joined the famed Second City Theatre. Read More
Jim Hosking Director / Co-Writer
Jim Hosking is a British film director. His first short film, Little Clumps of Hair, premiered on BBC3. His short film Renegades premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. He directed the segment "G is for Grandad" for the film ABCs of Death 2 in 2014. His first feature film, The Greasy Strangler , premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and went on to win the Discovery Award at the British Independent Film Awards and best comedy at the Empire Magazine Film Awards. An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn is his second feature film. Hosking also has Tropical Cop Tales in the Indie Episodic section of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Read More
"An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn clearly exists in a similar world of heightened melodrama as The Greasy Strangler, but you might be surprised to find a beating heart at its center."