Irresistible is a comedy about politics. It stars Steve Carell and Rose Byrne will be premiering via home on demand June 26th, 2020.
With Irresistible, writer/director Jon Stewart is bringing his nimble humor and deep knowledge of American politics. The film follows the story of a small-town election. It has become a proxy battle between the national Democratic and Republican parties.
It tracks the escalating tactics of high-powered DC consultants and the resulting media carnival. The aim of the movie is to deliver a hilarious and pointed critique of America’s political system.
The pernicious role of money in politics was a frequent topic for Jon on The Daily Show. There he took every opportunity to raise the issue when politicians guested on his show.
The producer claim that the top-notch cast, led by Steve Carell, bring comic brio and a fundamental humanity to their characters. Their aim is a film that is both entertaining and resonant.
Originally a theatrical release this is now on-demand only. It will be available on demand for a 48-hour rental period for $19.99.
Irresistible – trailer
Irresistible – lowdown
From writer/director Jon Stewart comes the comedy of a Democrat political consultant (Carell) who helps a retired Marine colonel (Cooper) run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town.
- Steve Carell
- Rose Byrne
- Chris Cooper
- Mackenzie Davis
- Topher Grace
- Natasha Lyonne
The writer director is Jon Stewart. In addition to Jon the other producers are Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Lila Yacoub.