On the Count of Three is an upcoming black comedy thriller film which is directed by Jerrod Carmichael, an American stand-up comedian, actor and filmmaker best known for semi autobiographical NBC sitcom The Carmichael Show (2015-2017).
Carmichael, who is making his directorial debut, is also starring as the lead as well as serving as the producer along with David Carrico, Adam Paulsen, Jimmy Price, Tom Werner, Jake Densen and Ari Katcher who, along with Ryan Welch wrote the screenplay. The film holds the banners of Annapurna Pictures, Orion Pictures, Werner Entertainment, Valparaiso Pictures and Morningside Entertainment.
On the technical front, Marshal Adams is the man behind the camera, Tom Eagles is the editor and Canadian musician Owen Pallett has composed the soundtrack and score of the film.
On the Count of Three Release Date
The makers of the film have released its release date, which is scheduled for theatrical and digital release on May 13, 2021. The US distribution rights of the movie are acquired by Annapurna Pictures and MGM’s Orion Pictures, both the companies will release the movie through their joint venture “United Artists Releasing”.
1… 2… and 3… #OnTheCountOfThree in select movie theaters and on digital May 13 pic.twitter.com/Qv7aLS9hDp
— ANNAPURNA (@AnnapurnaPics) April 27, 2022
The film was announced in June 2019 and the same year in the month of November the makers started the filming. On the Count of Three had its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
On the Count of Three Star Cast
- Jerrod Carmichael who is donning multiple hat in the film is also playing the lead as Val, he earlier worked in many films like Neighbors (2014), The Meddler (2015), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), The Disaster Artist (2017) and many more
- Christopher Abbott, who worked in many notable films like Hello I Must Be Going (2012) and The Sleepwalker (2014), is also playing lead role as Kevin
- Tiffany Haddish as Natasha
- Henry Winkler as Dr. Brenner
- J.B. Smoove as Lyndell
- Lavell Crawford as Donny
- Jared Abrahamson as Wyatt
On the Count of Three Trailer Out
The makers of the movie dropped the trailer of the film on April 27, 2022. The nearly 3-minute long trailer begins with a slate promoting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, features Val (Jerrod Carmichael) and Kevin (Christopher Abbott) as two best friends who make a pact to kill themselves at the end of the day.
The films seems to follow the guys as they tie up loose ends ahead of their suicide attempts and get a little crazy during what they consider to be their last day on Earth. Like much of Carmichael’s comedic work, this film also looks to combine blunt truths about the realities of life with plenty of laughter doses to soften the blows. The trailer also shows glimpses of co-stars Tiffany Haddish, Henry Winkler and JB Smooth.
Watch the trailer below: