‘Greener Grass’ With D’Arcy Carden and Beck Bennett Acquired by IFC Midnight

TheWrap | 3/6/2019 | Brian Welk
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IFC Midnight acquired the U.S. rights to “Greener Grass,” a dark comedy starring “The Good Place’s” D’Arcy Carden and “SNL” star Beck Bennett that made its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, the distributor announced Wednesday.

“Greener Grass” is based on a 2016 short film of the same name that won the Special Jury Recognition for Writing prize at SXSW. It stars, is written and directed by alumni of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe.

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“Greener Grass” is a deliciously twisted comedy set in a demented, timeless suburbia where every adult wears braces on their straight teeth, couples coordinate meticulously pressed outfits, and coveted family members are swapped in more ways than one in this competition for acceptance. The film is a twist on everyday suburban life – both a love letter and an “FU” – where the characters make life-altering decisions on a whim and being polite is held to a highest standard, even if it means you go too far.

Bennett, Carden, DeBoer and Luebbe star alongside Neil Casey (“Ghostbusters”) and Mary Holland (“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”). The film is produced by Natalie Metzger and executive...
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