Jerry Seinfeld’s famous sitcom Seinfeld appeared on Netflix in October 2021, but the comedian also has a new movie in the works. It was announced that Seinfeld would team up with a streamer for a comedy film titled Unfrozen (later renamed to Unfrosted: A History of Pop Tart), inspired by his “Pop Tarts” cookie joke. Here’s what we know so far.
Jerry Seinfeld will star, produce and direct the film. He also co-wrote the screenplay for unfrozen along with his Seinfeld colleague Spike Feresten and fellow comedian and writer Barry Marder.
The auction played quietly for several days, and Seinfeld’s relationship with Netflix’s Ted Sarandos helped close the streamer deal. Seinfeld signed a lucrative contract with Netflix in 2017, which landed him a series of interviews. Comedians in cars drinking coffee on Netflix as well as stand-up concerts Jerry in front of Seinfeld as well as 23 hours to kill.
Here’s everything we know about Netflix. unfrozen already:
What is the plot and backstory Unfrosted: The Story of Pop Pie?
Seinfeld explained the film’s humble pandemic-related origins in an interview Term:
“Stuck at home and watching endless sad faces on TV, I thought now is the time to do something based on pure stupidity. So we took my clip from my latest Netflix special and turned it into a giant crazy comedy.”
Jerry cracked the joke in the following video:
Along with revealing the film’s cast, Netflix also provided more information on what exactly the film is about:
“Michigan, 1963. Kellogg’s and the Post, bitter rivals in the cereal industry, are competing to create baked goods that will change the way breakfast is done forever.
A tale of ambition, betrayal, sugar and formidable milkmen.”
Who is involved Unfrosted: The Story of Pop Pie?
Until June 2022 only. Jerry Seinfeld he is known to be part of the Netflix cast. unfrozen in addition to acting as director.
On June 15, we received news that 12 new actors have joined the cast.
Among the cast:
- Melissa McCarthy (Netflix) God’s Favorite Idiot as well as great return) – presented by CAA and MGMT Entertainment.
- Jim Gaffigan (Linoleum)
- Amy SchumerLife and Beth)
- Hugh Grant (ur.Cancel) – Representative of CAA and The Lede Company
- James Marsden (ur.Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Netflix Dead to me)
- Jack McBrayer (Hey Jack! Kindness Show as well as 30 Rock)
- Tom LennonRenault 911!)
- Adrian Martinez (Gilbert) – Represented by Innovative Artists, Vault Entertainment and attorney James Sarna of Sarna & Associates.
- Bobby MoynihanSaturday night life)
- Max GreenfieldArea)
- Christian Slater (ur.Doctor Death as well as Mr. Robot)
- Sarah Cooper (Netflix Comedy Special) Sarah Cooper: It’s OK)
What is the production status Unfrosted: The Story of Pop Pie?
As of September 2021, planned production unfrozen will start in spring 2022.
In March 2022, we were informed via Variety Insight that the film was slated to begin production on May 25, 2022 and run until July 1, 2022.
The film will be filmed entirely in Los Angeles, California, as evidenced by the tax incentives announced for the project. According to the California Film Commission, the project received $14.2 million in tax credits. Unfrosted is projected to generate “approximately $69.4 million in qualified expenses”.
Jerry Seinfeld in the ad said:
“We are so happy to have a tax break in California that allows us to film our entire film there,” said Seinfeld, who also writes, directs and produces the film for Netflix. “Having filmed the entire Seinfeld series in Los Angeles, I really wanted to go back and shoot there again. On behalf of everyone working on the film, we are very grateful for the warm welcome.”
What is the Netflix release date Unfrosted: The Story of Pop Pie?
Netflix hasn’t announced a release date. unfrozenbut we could expect the film to release in the second half of 2022, but more realistically, we expect a release date in 2023.
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