John Krasinski, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Josh Groban, Randall Park, and character actor Margo Martindale. In one movie. In one movie directed by John Krasinski.
Collectively, that’s like the highest Q-score for a cast in movie history, right? It’s not just people we like, but people we adore (and if Krasinski features a tiny cameo from his wife Emily Blunt, it might also be the huggiest movie ever).
It’s called The Hollars, and it was written by James Strouse, who wrote the lovely but little seen John Cusack film Grace is Gone, which had the power to provoke ugly crying. The Hollars might, too, provoke ugly crying if Margo Martindale dies.