Netflix is reportedly likely to spend $5 billion (not really a typo, billion which has a ‘b’) on original information next year, and they preserve unveiling one large project after another. Here’s the latest: A Blockbuster online Original Film coming from Christopher Guest, your director of classic mockumentaries (though he hates in which term, never apply it in front of him for any excuse, and I say this particular from experience) like Waiting Pertaining to Guffman and Best in Show, and one-third with the mock-rock band Spinal Touch, whose own man-made documentary essentially developed the entire genre involving fake-doc comedies.
Guest’s Netflix film (his first attribute since 2006’s For The Consideration) is called Mascots; here’s a certified synopsis from today’azines announcement:
Welcome to all the actual drama, intrigue, as well as occasional excitement from the 8th World Pet Association Championships, where a group of “unusual” men and women, along with big heads along with furry suits, remain competitive to win your prestigious Gold Fluffy Award and be crowned the most effective mascot in the world.
It doesn’testosterone levels say Mascots will be a fake documented a la Guffman or Spinal Tap, but with in which premise, it’s challenging to imagine it won’to be; it’s simply the exact same story as Best within Show shifted from a pet show to a pet competition. No word but on which of Guest’ersus beloved repertory company regarding improv comedy stars (like Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Eileen McKean, Parker Posey, and Jennifer Coolidge) will be a part of the film. But Mascots due on Video on demand in 2016, it’s merely a matter of months till we know. Whoever’s inside, it’s another huge coup for Video on demand. What’s next?