The Package (2018 film)

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The Package
The Package (2018 movie poster).png
Film poster
Directed byJake Szymanski
Produced by
Written by
  • Kevin Burrows
  • Matt Mider
Starring
CinematographyHillary Spera
Edited byChristian Hoffman
Production
companies
Red Hour Films
Mail Order Company
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • August 10, 2018 (2018-08-10) (United States)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States/Canada
LanguageEnglish

The Package is an American black comedy film directed by Jake Szymanski from a screenplay by Kevin Burrows and Matt Mider. The film stars Daniel Doheny, Sadie Calvano, Geraldine Viswanathan, Luke Spencer Roberts, and Eduardo Franco.

The film was released on August 10, 2018, by Netflix.

Plot[edit]

When a group of teenage friends go on a spring break camping trip, an unfortunate accident sets off a race against time to save their friend's most prized possession.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In January 2017, it was reported that Netflix had won a bidding war for Eggplant Emoji, a spec script by Kevin Burrows and Matt Mider.[1] In July 2017, it was announced that Jake Szymanski would direct the film.[2] In August 2017, Daniel Doheny, Sadie Calvano, Geraldine Viswanathan, Luke Spencer Roberts, and Eduardo Franco joined the cast of the film.[3] The film was later re-titled The Package.[4]

Release[edit]

The film was released on August 10, 2018 on Netflix.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kit, Borys (2017-01-26). "Netflix Wins Bidding War for 'Eggplant Emoji' From Ben Stiller, 'Workaholics' Creators (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  2. ^ Kit, Borys (2017-07-10). "'Eggplant Emoji' Comedy Taps 'Tour de Pharmacy' Director (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  3. ^ Kroll, Justin (2017-08-16). "Netflix Rounds Out Cast for Ben Stiller-Produced 'Eggplant Emoji'". Variety. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
  4. ^ "The Package". Youtube. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "The Package". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved July 13, 2018.

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