February has been a very busy month for Originals on Netflix and that isn’t stopping anytime soon. Arriving later this month is the charming comedy Paddleton. Taking a slice out of life you may have to get the tissues ready for this tale of Bromance. Here’s all the info you need on Paddleton. We have the plot, cast, trailer and release date for you below!
Paddleton is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy-drama created by Alex Lehmann and Mark Duplass. The film debuted at the Sundance festival at the start of February and has already been well received by critics. Actor Mark Duplass and director Alex Lehmann are the brains behind this slice of life film. In fact, the production company behind the development of the film actually belongs to Mark Duplass and his brother Jay who also served as a producer for Paddleton.
Everything We Know: Paddleton
What’s the plot?
The official synopsis is as follows:
An unlikely bromance between two misfit neighbors becomes an unexpectedly emotional journey when one of them is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Suddenly facing their mortality, the two friends, who spend their free time playing a game they made up called Paddleton, decide to go on a trip.
Who’s in the cast?
|Role||Actor/Actress||Where have I seen/heard them before?|
|Michael||Mark Duplass||Zero Dark Thirty, Tammy, The Lazarus Effect|
|Andy||Ray Ramano||Ice Age, Funny People, The Big Sick|
|Judy||Alexandra Billings||Grey’s Anatomy, ER, Valley of Bones|
|Stewart||Matt Bush||Trouble with the Curve, Halloween II, Adventureland|
|David||Kadeem Hardison||White Men Can’t Jump, Made of Honor, Showtime|
|Master Liu||Bjorn Johnson||How to Train Your Dragon 2, Beerfest, Chuck|
Review Scores So Far
Paddleton debuted at the Sundance festival on the 1st of February. So far the critics have loved it! At the time of writing the current scores stand as:
- IMDb: 8.5/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
- Metacritic: 80%
Infamously a lot of Netflix films have been panned by critics in the past so it’s great to see a Netflix film receiving a lot of praise.
What’s the runtime of the movie?
The film is 89 minutes long!
Netflix has had a trailer out for a little while now. Upon first look, the film looks like a very sincere and great slice of life comedy!
Netflix Release Date
Paddleton will arrive on Netflix on the 22nd of February.
Will Paddleton be on Netflix everywhere?
The film is going to be released worldwide as an Original. Therefore all regions will be available to stream.
Are you looking forward to Paddleton? Let us know in the comments below!