SANTA MONICA, CA (June 12, 2023) – Hailed as “the hottest comic in America” by The New York Times, Sebastian Maniscalco’s About My Father arrives on Premium Video on Demand June 16 from Lionsgate. Maniscalco both co-writes and stars in this hilarious comedy about relationships and what it means to be family. Robert De Niro (The Irishman) supports as an outspoken Italian father who joins a weekend getaway with his son’s fiancée’s (Leslie Bibb, Iron Man) family: Anders Holm (TV’s “Workaholics”), Brett Dier (TV’s “Jane the Virgin”), David Rasche (TV’s “Succession”), and Kim Cattrall (TV’s “Sex and the City”). Written by Austen Earl & Sebastian Maniscalco. Directed by Laura Terruso.
Generations collide in this hysterical comedy starring Sebastian Maniscalco and two-time Oscar® winner Robert De Niro (including Best Actor, Raging Bull, 1980). Sebastian (Maniscalco) is encouraged by his fiancée (Leslie Bibb) to bring his Italian hairdresser father Salvo (De Niro) to a weekend get-together to meet her wealthy and eccentric family (Anders Holm, David Rasche, Brett Dier, and Kim Cattrall). As the weekend turns into an outrageous clash of cultures, Sebastian and Salvo discover that the great thing about family is everything about family.
Sebastian Maniscalco The Irishman, Green Book, Somewhere in Queens
Robert De Niro The Irishman, Joker, Raging Bull
Leslie Bibb Iron Man, The Inhabitant, TV’s “Love Life”
Anders Holm TV’s “Workaholics,” “Inventing Anna,” The Intern
Davis Rasche Burn After Reading, United 93, Men in Black 3
and Kim Cattrall TV’s “Sex and the City,” “How I Met Your Father,” “Filthy Rich”
Publicity Materials: https://www.lionsgatepublicity.com/theatrical/about-my-father
Year of Production: 2022
Title Copyright: © 2023, Artwork & Supplementary Materials ®, ™ & © 2023 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: New Release
Rating: PG-13 for suggestive material, language and partial nudity
Feature Run Time: 90 minutes