After the lo-fi Computer Chess and helping to bring some variety to the rom-com with Results, one of independent filmmaking’s most distinct voices, director Andrew Bujalski, is returning with his next film. Already shooting in August, Texas, the full cast and plot details have now been revealed for Support the Girls.
Haley Lu Richardson (recently fantastic in Edge of Seventeen and Columbus), Regina Hall, James Le Gros, AJ Michalka, Dylan Gelula, Shayna McHayle, Lea DeLaria, Jana Kramer, and Results star Brooklyn Decker round out the cast, according to Screen Daily.
Check out the synopsis below.
The plot centers on Lisa Conroy (Hall) who may not love managing the restaurant Double Whammies, but she loves her employees more than anything, not only Danyelle (McHale), and Maci (Richardson) her closest friends, but also her extended family. Unfortunately, the cheap, curmudgeonly owner Ben Cubby (Le Gros) doesn’t care nearly as much, and confronts Lisa when he learns that she’s using the restaurant to raise money for Shaina (Kramer), an employee in legal trouble related to an abusive boyfriend. To get even, the girls decide to sabotage the restaurant on the night of a major mixed martial arts fight.
“After we produced Andrew’s Results, we find ourselves again incredibly fortunate to work with him on a comedy that drills into a unique microcosm of American culture while also shedding light on broader topical issues of sexism, capitalism and more,” the producers said in a statement. With production already underway, expect to see this in 2018.