Between Two Ferns: The Movie: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

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Between Two Ferns was a smash hit on the popular comedy website Funny or Die between 2008 and 2012. The ferns are back once again for a Netflix adaptation of the beloved talk show. We have everything you need to know on Between Two Ferns: The Movie including the Netflix release date, plot, cast & trailer.

Between Two Ferns: The Movie is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy based on the American talk show of the same name. The movie sees the return of Zach Galifianakis as himself, portraying his titular talk-show host persona. Scott Aukerman wrote and produced the film alongside Galifianakis as well as directing the film.

What is the plot of Between Two Ferns: The Movie?

Zach had a dream, a dream of “becoming a star”. Be careful what you wish for as Zach becomes a laughing stock online after Will Ferrell uploads his show Between Two Ferns to Funny or Die. In an effort to restore his reputation, Zach and the crew hit the road interviewing high profile celebrities along the way.

Who is in the cast of Between Two Ferns: The Movie?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Between Two Ferns: The Movie:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Himself Zach Galifianakis The Hangover | Birdman | Due Date
TBA Ryan Gaul Identify Thief | Killing Gunther | Father Figures
TBA Lauren Lapkus Orange Is the New Black | Jurassic World | Crashing
TBA Jiavani Linayao Los Paradise: Walk | Period’s Big Adventure | Tales from the Closet
TBA Paul Rust Inglourious Basterds | I Love You, Beth Cooper | Love
TBA Robert R. Shafer Dick Dickster | The Office | Psycho Cop Returns
Celebrity Appearances

The following celebrities will be guest-starring as themselves in the film:

  • Will Ferell
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Peter Dinklage
  • Chrissy Teigen
  • David Letterman
  • Jason Schwartzman
  • Tiffany Haddish
  • Paul Rudd
  • Rashida Jones
  • John Legend
  • Adam Scott
  • Brie Larson
  • Jon Hamm
  • Awkwafina
  • Hailee Steinfield
  • John Cho
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Tessa Thompson

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Will Between Two Ferns continue as an Original series?

There is no confirmation that any plans have been made for Between Two Ferns to return as a Netflix Original series.

This may depend on how well the film performs, not to mention whether or not would be willing to allow Netflix to continue the series.

Are episodes of Between Two Ferns on Netflix?

At the time of writing no episodes of Between Two Ferns are available to stream on Netflix.

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What is the run time?

According to the official IMDb page, the run time will be 82 minutes.

Will Between Two Ferns: The Movie be available to stream in 4K?

The vast majority of Netflix Originals arrive in 4K. We fully expect Between Two Ferns to also be available to stream in 4K.

Has Netflix released a trailer for Between Two Ferns: The Movie?

Zach Galifianakis and his two ferns return in all of their glory for Netflix’s film adaptation of the beloved online series.

When is the Netflix release date for Between Two Ferns: The Movie?

Between Two Ferns: The Movie will be available to stream on Netflix on Friday, 20th of September.

Will the Original be available to stream in my region?

Certainly! Every region with Netflix will be receiving Between Two Ferns: The Movie.

To be the fern you must become one with the ferns Zach – Copyright. Funny or Die

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.