Universal Pictures has released the trailer and poster for Easter Sunday, the new film starring stand-up comedian Jo Koy (Jo Koy: In His Elements, Jo Koy: Comin’ in Hot), in this love letter to his Filipino-American community.
You can watch the trailer using the player below and you’ll find the full poster underneath. Easter Sunday, opening in theaters on August 5, 2022, is rated PG-13 for some strong language, and suggestive references.
Jo Koy stars as a man returning home for an Easter celebration with his riotous, bickering, eating, drinking, laughing, loving family, in this love letter to his Filipino-American community.
Easter Sunday features an all-star comedic cast that includes Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley), Tia Carrere (True Lies, Wayne’s World films), Brandon Wardell (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Tony nominee Eva Noblezada (Broadway’s Hadestown), and Lydia Gaston (Broadway’s The King and I).
Also on board are Asif Ali (WandaVision), Rodney To (Parks and Recreation), Eugene Cordero (The Good Place), Jay Chandrasekhar (I Love You, Man), Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip), and Lou Diamond Phillips (Courage Under Fire).
Easter Sunday, from DreamWorks Pictures, is directed by Jay Chandrasekhar (Super Troopers, The Dukes of Hazzard, I Love You, Man), from a script by Ken Cheng (Sin City Saints) and Kate Angelo (Sex Tape) based on a story by Ken Cheng.
The film is produced by Rideback’s blockbuster producers Dan Lin (The LEGO Movie franchise, It franchise) and Jonathan Eirich (Aladdin, The Two Popes).
The movie is executive produced by Nick Reynolds, Joe Meloche, Jo Koy, Jessica Gao, Jimmy O. Yang, Ken Cheng and Seth William Meier.
The film will be distributed by Universal Pictures domestically. Amblin Partners and Universal will share international distribution rights.
Are you looking forward to the movie? What do you think about the trailer? Let us know in the comments below.