“If you can’t beat the house, be The House.”
New Line Cinema’s upcoming movie, titled “The House”, is going to make you ROFL.
The R-rated comedy stars Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell, who previously worked together on “Saturday Night Live” and “Blades of Glory”.
The official synopsis reads:
“After Scott and Kate Johansen (played by Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler) lose their daughter Alex’s college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbour Frank (played by Jason Mantzoukas), they decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his house.”
“The House” is directed by Andrew J. Cohen (of “Bad Neighbours” fame), who co-wrote it with Brendan O’Brien. This also marks Cohen’s directorial debut. It also stars “Fargo” actress Allison Tolman, “Bad Neighbours 2” actor Sam Richardson, and “Baywatch” actor Rob Huebel.
Ferrell will be producing the film with Adam McKay (from “Anchorman”) through their Gary Sanchez Productions while Jessica Elbaum and Chris Henchy serves as executive producers.
“The House” is slated for released on 30th June 2017.