One of many new licensed films coming to Netflix (however solely at the moment scheduled to hit within the United State) in April 2021 is the brand new Drew Barrymore comedy film, The Stand In.
After releasing on video-on-demand companies in mid-December 2020, it’ll now be making its SVOD (streaming video on demand) premiere on Netflix US on April 10th, 2021.
Directed by Jamie Babbit and written by Sam Bain, the film will likely be a well-known idea to those that loved Residing With Your self or The Princess Change the place Barrymore performs herself twice (basically) with a comedy actress who has been dedicated to rehab and her stand in takes her place.
Alongside Barrymore within the flick contains, Michael Zegen, T.J. Miller, Holland Taylor, Teddy Coluca, Ellie Kemper, Charlie Barnett, Michelle Buteau and Andrew Rannells.
The film is likely one of the many films that received swept up within the chaos of COVID-19 and due to this fact, had its complete distribution plan disrupted. The Stand In was initially slated to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier than getting picked up by Saban Movies final summer time.
For these anticipating an Oscar-winning film although, don’t get too excited. Evaluations for the flick aren’t significantly optimistic. On Metacritic, the title at the moment sits at 38. The title sits at 4.5 on IMDb with simply over 1,000 critiques.
Maybe the kindest assessment we’ve seen got here from the LA Occasions who praises the efficiency of Drew Barrymore saying that she “doesn’t disappoint.”
Drew Barrymore will likely be acquainted to most Netflixers for numerous titles together with the tragically canceled comedy series Santa Clarita Diet the place she co-starred alongside Timothy Olyphant.
If you wish to see what else is ready to hit Netflix within the US in April 2021, take a look at our preview for the month and tell us within the feedback when you’re excited to catch this new film on Netflix subsequent month.