added: Tue, Apr 18th '17
If you thought the Monty Python comedies "Life of Brian" and "The Holy Grail" were sacrilegious and ridiculously profane -- well, you better hold onto your Rosary beads because you ain't seen nothing yet.
Check out the first red band trailer for "The Little Hours," a 14th-century-set religious satire comedy starring Alison Brie (TV's Community), Aubrey Plaza (FX's Legion), and Kate Micucci (Garfunkel and Oates) as three foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed nuns who can't seem to control their sinful urges.
Dave Franco, who is sharing the big screen with Alison Brie, his real-life wife, for the first time, plays a peasant servant who is caught sleeping with his master's wife. With his life now in danger, Franco decides to run and hide, seeking refuge at a local convent where the wild Catholic nuns conduct their raunchy business. Little does he know, however, that the convent is less a place of worship than it is a house of ill repute.
Written and directed by Jeff Baena (Life After Beth, Joshy), the film is loosely based on the 14th-century story "The Decameron" by Italian Renaissance writer-poet Giovanni Boccaccio.
Fred Armisen, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Nick Offerman, and Lauren Weedman co-star in the film, which made a splash at Sundance this year. It's now set to hit theaters on June 30th.
Medieval nuns Alessandra (Alison Brie), Fernanda (Aubrey Plaza), and Ginevra (Kate Micucci) lead a simple life in their convent. Their days are spent chafing at monastic routine, spying on one another, and berating the estate's day laborer. After a particularly vicious insult session drives the peasant away, Father Tommasso (John C. Reilly) brings on new hired hand Massetto (Dave Franco), a virile young servant forced into hiding by his angry lord. Introduced to the sisters as a deaf-mute to discourage temptation, Massetto struggles to maintain his cover as the repressed nunnery erupts in a whirlwind of pansexual horniness, substance abuse, and wicked revelry.
directed by Jeff Baena
starring Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Kate Micucci, Dave Franco, Fred Armisen, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Nick Offerman, Lauren Weedman
release date June 30, 2017