I’m a huge fan of Larry David’s Cub Your Enthusiasm on HBO, so this trailer really struck a cord with me. It really looks like patented David. In fact, the main character here seems like the same character he plays on his show, and I’m not complaining because I love his show.
The idea here is that David and Jon Hamm work at a tech company together. After a disagreement the two of them part ways and Hamm becomes super successful and he doesn’t. Then, years later, they meet once again. As you can see, David has roped in some nice talent here: the aforementioned Hamm, Eva Mendes, Bill Hader, Michael Keaton, Danny McBride, Kate Hudson, Amy Ryan and many, many more.
On top of all that, by the way, it’s directed by Superbad helmer Greg Mottola. So that bodes very well for this film. Of course, I’m afraid that people that don’t get David won’t like this film. Not only that, but this might be too David-ish, which may hurt the film.
Clear History will hit HBO on August 10.