Netflix is adding the romantic gay holiday comedy Single until the end to your rate for the 2021 holiday season, which also currently includes A castle for christmas, A boy called Christmas, The Princess Switch 3 between others. Here”s what we know so far.
The film will be directed by Tony award-winning director Michael Mayer, who brought the Broadway sensation to life Spring Awakening. The roadmap for Single until the end was written by screenwriter and executive producer Chad Hodge (Good behavior, rebel pines) Joel S.Rice, from Muse Entertainment, is producing.
Producer Joel Rice said it will be a genuine, hysterical romantic comedy that explores gay friendship and love. Here”s everything we know about Single until the end:
What is the plot of Single All the Way?
The film is about Peter, a perpetually single gay man who asks his best friend to join him on vacation as her boyfriend, but the plans go wrong when he falls in love with his mother”s coach. The official logline for the film is as follows:
“Desperate to avoid his family”s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter convinces his best friend Nick to join him on vacation and pretend that they are now in a relationship. But when Peter”s mother puts him on a blind date with his handsome trainer James – the plan goes awry. “
Screenwriter Chad Hodge told Variety:
“When I sat down to write this film, I made a list of all the things that I personally wanted to see on the holiday rom-com. The list spanned the entire range, from honestly portraying the uniqueness of gay friendships and relationships, to the often hilarious dynamics of our families, to Jennifer Coolidge. I am very grateful to Netflix for embracing all of this. I can”t wait to see it come to life. While Mayer commented, “I am excited to bring this funny, touching and – unusual for a holiday movie – gay romantic comedy because its message of love and family is universal. It is also very gratifying to tell a story that happens AFTER the release. “
Who is cast in Single All the Way?
Netflix announced the cast on their Twitter on March 23, 2021 and featured photos of the three male protagonists, Michael Urie (Ugly Betty), Philemon Chambers (From Hearts and Castles) and Luke MacFarlane (Brothers and sisters) holding your copy of the script. They will play Peter, Nick and James, respectively.
Michael Urie, Philemon Chambers and Luke Macfarlane will star in Single All The Way – a romantic holiday comedy about Peter, a perpetually single man whose best friend presents himself as her boyfriend, just as his mother puts him on an incredible blind date with his handsome trainer ? pic.twitter.com/YPVnelV1kG
– Netflix (@netflix) March 23, 2021
Jennifer Coolidge (American pie) and Kathy Najimy (Hocus Pocus) were also announced as cast members in another tweet. Coolidge will play Peter”s crazy aunt, while Najimy will play Peter”s nosy mother. Golden Globes winner Barry Bostwick (War and Memory) will do Peter”s father.
To make Christmas even more joyful, icons Jennifer Coolidge and Kathy Najimy will co-star! As Michael Urie said, “If this isn”t some kind of gay Christmas miracle, I don”t know what it is.” photos via Getty https://t.co/tRZ1fty3BR pic.twitter.com/1yesFtxMqw
– More (@Most) March 23, 2021
Star Michael Urie said in a statement:
“Celebrating Christmas in the spring with this incredible group of stars must mean that I was fine this year. Chad Hodge wrote a funny movie that laughs and a lump in his throat that Michael Mayer will effortlessly take off the page. My mom is Kathy Najimy, my dad is Barry Bostwick and my aunt is Jennifer Coolidge – if this isn”t some kind of gay Christmas miracle, I don”t know what it is. “
What is the production status in Single until the end?
Production of the film is underway in Montreal, Canada. It all started on March 29 and is scheduled to continue until May 1, 2021, according to edition 1239 of Production Weekly.
When will be Single until the end be released on Netflix?
From Netflix Single until the end was announced as a romantic holiday comedy, which is also indicated in its title, playing out of Jingle All the Way, therefore, it will probably be released in November or December 2021. The exact release date will be announced in the coming months.