Drew Barrymore pulls double obligation in a brand new trailer for “The Stand In.” Directed by Jamie Babbit, the comedy tells the story of Sweet, an actress, and Paula, her stand in. Barrymore performs each.
With 15 movies below her belt and $2 billion on the field workplace, Sweet is a family identify — however her star is fading. Because of her diva conduct, she’s now not America’s sweetheart, and is shortly turning into a punchline. When she’s ordered to serve a 12 months in rehab, Sweet hires Paula, an aspiring actress, to take her place. It’s not lengthy earlier than Paula, who’s loving all the eye she’s getting as Sweet, can be doing press as her boss. “You appear to love being Sweet greater than I ever did,” Sweet tells her.
Barrymore’s speak present, “The Drew Barrymore Present,” premiered on CBS this September. She most just lately starred in “Santa Clarita Eating regimen,” a zombie comedy that ran on Netflix for 3 seasons. “The Stand In” marks her first characteristic since Catherine Hardwicke’s 2015 tearjerker “Miss You Already.”
Babbit beforehand directed Barrymore in an episode of “Santa Clarita Eating regimen.” “Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens,” “Russian Doll,” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are amongst her different TV credit. A 3-time Emmy nominee, she was acknowledged for her work as an exec producer and director on “Silicon Valley.” Her options embrace “However I’m a Cheerleader” and “Hooked on Fresno.”
“The Stand In” hits choose theaters, on demand, and digital December 11. Holland Taylor (“Hollywood”) and Michelle Buteau (“The First Wives Membership”) co-star.