Drinking Buddies director Joe Swanberg reunites with actress Anna Kendrick in the first trailer for Happy Christmas. Joe Swanberg writes, directs and stars as Jeff, a film director who is raising a young child with his novelist wife Kelly (Melanie Lynskey), whose lives are upended when Jeff's sister Jenny (Anna Kendrick) moves in with them after a break-up. Mark Webber and Lena Dunham co-star in this upcoming indie comedy, debuting on iTunes and VOD formats June 26 before arriving in theaters July 25.
When Jenny (Anna Kendrick), a hard partying 20-something, moves in with Kelly (Melanie Lynskey), a budding novelist, her film director husband (Joe Swanberg) and their two-year-old son after a break up, the family's idyllic life is shaken. Jenny begins a rocky relationship with their baby sitter-cum-pot dealer (Mark Webber), and she and a friend, Carson (Lena Dunham), bring Kelly to the realization that an evolution in her life, career and relationship is necessary for her happiness. A new comedy from the director of Drinking Buddies.