Jerry Seinfeld Secures A-List Cast for Netflix Comedy
| LAST UPDATE 06/16/2022
Jerry Seinfeld has done it again! The iconic comedian has put together the ultimate cast for his upcoming Netflix comedy Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story. The cast is stacked, and Seinfeld himself is starring in the film - in addition to co-writing and directing. So let's take a look at who is involved in this promising Blockbuster hit and all the info that follows it!
A genius of all trades, Jerry Seinfeld, is putting his heart and soul into his feature film debut, Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story, and the name alone is making our minds wander! Seinfeld is most famously known for his work as playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself in the hit Seinfeld, which he wrote and created alongside another comedic genius, Larry David. In addition to the iconic NBC sitcom, the brilliant celebrity is known for his hilarious show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, where Seinfeld gets in the car with friends, gets coffee, and tells stories. However, his friends are celebrities such as Jimmy Fallon, Alex Baldwin, and Sarah Jessica Parker.
When the news first dropped regarding the film, Seinfeld gave Deadline a little inside scoop as to what to expect. "Stuck at home watching endless sad faces on TV, I thought this would be a good time to make something based on pure silliness. So we took my Pop-Tart stand-up bit from my last Netflix special and exploded it into a giant, crazy comedy movie," he teased.
The upcoming Netflix film is set in 1963 in Michigan and is covering the cereal wars between Post and Kellogg's, specifically the race to who will create a pastry that will forever change breakfast. So which actors will be appearing in the world's greatest cereal-off? Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, Hugh Grant, James Marsden, Jack McBrayer, Tom Lennon, Adrian Martinex, Bobby Moynihan, Max Greenfield, Christian Slater, and Sarah Cooper. If that isn't a stacked cast, what is? The comedian's feature film has been in production since the end of May and is scheduled to finish in July, but there are currently no details on the official debut date. However, we do know Seinfeld wrote the script with Barry Marder and fellow Seinfeld writer Spike Feresten - so it's bound to be hilarious! Stay tuned.