Trailer: Netflix hosts The Sleepover (for adults)
Staff Reporter | On 15, Aug 2020
Get ready for a sleepover like no other this August, as Netflix releases a new comedy that’s firmly for adults.
During a weekend sleepover with their best friends, two siblings discover that their seemingly normal stay-at-home mom Margot (Malin Akerman) is actually a former high-end thief in the witness protection program. When both their mom and dad (Ken Marino) are kidnapped and forced to pull one last job with an ex-flame of Margot’s (Joe Manganiello), the siblings must team up to rescue their parents over the course of one action-packed night.
Directed by Trish Sie (Pitch Perfect 3, Step Up All In) and written by Sarah Rothschild, The Sleepover premieres on 21st August. Here’s the trailer:
The Sleepover is available on Netflix UK, as part of an £8.99 monthly subscription.
Joe Manganiello and Malin Akerman will attend The Sleepover at Netflix
31st August 2019
Joe Manganiello and Malin Akerman are having a sleepover at Netflix, as the streaming giant assembles a starry cast for its new comedy.
The film is directed by Trish Sie (Pitch Perfect 3, Step Up All In) and written by Sarah Rothschild.
If follows two siblings who discover their seemingly normal mom is a former thief in witness protection who has been forced to pull one last job. They team up to rescue her over the course of an action-packed night.
Also in the cast are Sadie Stanley (Kim Possible), Maxwell Simkins (The Book of Henry, Bizaardvark), Ken Marino (The Other Two, The Main Event), Cree Cicchino (Mr. Iglesias, Game Shakers), Lucas Jaye (Merry Happy Whatever, Driveways), Karla Souza (Jacob’s Ladder, How to Get Away with Murder), Enuka Okuma (Impulse, Battle of the Sexes) and Erik Griffin (Murder Mystery, I’m Dying Up Here).
From LD Entertainment, the movie is produced by Mickey Liddell and Pete Shilaimon, with Michael Glassman, Nicole Stojkovich, Scott Holroyd and Alison Semenza King serving as Executive Producers.
The Sleepover joins Netflix’s growing slate of live action family films featuring kids and teens, which includes the 2019 comedy Tall Girl, directed by Nzingha Stewart (Grey’s Anatomy, A Million Little Things), produced by Wonderland as well as 2020 films Feel the Beat, directed by Elissa Down (The Honor List) and starring Sofia Carson, The Main Event, directed by Jay Karas (Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife, Break Point) and produced in partnership with WWE Studios; and A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting, directed by Rachel Talalay (Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Riverdale), produced by Montecito and Walden Media.