Dave McCary (writer and director at “Saturday Night Live”) makes his directorial debut with BRIGSBY BEAR, “a truly original and remarkably touching comedy” (Ben Barna, NYLON). Co-written by Kyle Mooney (“Saturday Night Live”, Zoolander 2) and Kevin Costello, Mooney stars as James, a young man whose world has just been turned upside down and as he transitions into his new life he relies on a children’s show he grew up with to get him through. BRIGSBY BEAR also stars Emmy®and Golden Globe® winner Claire Danes (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, “Homeland”), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Academy Award® nominee and Emmy®Award-winning Greg Kinnear (Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, “Modern Family”), Emmy® nominated Matt Walsh (“Veep”) and Michaela Watkins (“Casual”, “Transparent”).
BRIGSBY BEAR is available to Download & Keep on April 2 and debuts on DVD on April 16.
Bonus materials on the DVD and digital release* of BRIGSBY BEAR include: “Twin Speak: Kyle & Dave,” a featurette in which Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary reflect on their creative partnership that spans from grade school to “Saturday Night Live”; “An Evening with BRIGSBY BEAR,” featuring a Q&A featuring Kyle Mooney, Dave McCary, Mark Hamill and more; “The Wisdom of BRIGSBY BEAR,” a collection of life lessons from Brigsby himself; plus, a filmmaker commentary and hilarious gag reel. On the exclusive digital release, fans can get more with deleted and extended scenes as well as a coveted lost episode of the “BRIGSBY BEAR” series entitled “The Festival of Kindness”.