Dennis Quaid to Star in Netflix Series Merry Happy Whatever

Dennis Quaid to Star in Netflix Series Merry Happy Whatever

Netflix has ordered the eight episode, holiday-themed comedy series Merry Happy Whatever, starring Dennis Quad.

In Merry Happy Whatever, Dennis Quaid plays Don Quinn, a strong-willed patriarch who must balance the demands of his complicated family with the stress of the Christmas season when his youngest daughter comes home for the holidays with a new boyfriend.

The first season of the show takes place over the week or so around Christmas. Future seasons of Merry Happy Whatever might explore other holidays.

Dennis Quaid will also serve as an executive producer. Tucker Cawley (Everybody Loves Raymond, A Million Little Things) is the writer/showrunner and also executive producing. Pamela Fryman (One Day at a Time, How I Met Your Mother) is directing.

Quaid will next be seen starring in Sony’s The Intruder, which will be released May 3rd as well as in Universal’s A Dog’s Journey, which will be released May 17. Quaid will also be starring in the third season of Amazon’s Goliath, starring opposite Billy Bob Thornton and premiering later in 2019.