It’s the greatest of sporting honors, it’s the most respected of athletic achievements and it’s the one award that turns mascots into legends. It’s: The Gold Fluffy. The first teaser for Christopher Guest’s Netflix movie “Mascots” has been released.
Starring many of his regular troupe of actors, this latest comedy takes place in the ultra-competitive world of sports mascots where they compete for the most prestigious award in their field, the Gold Fluffy.
The Netflix original film features an all-star ensemble that includes Jane Lynch, Parker Posey, Fred Willard, Ed Begley, Jr., Christopher Moynihan, Don Lake, Brad Williams, Zach Woods, Chris O’Dowd, Susan Yeagley, Sarah Baker, Tom Bennett, Kerry Godliman, Bob Balaban, Jennifer Coolidge, Michael Hitchcock, Maria Blasucci, John Michael Higgins and Jim Piddock.
“Mascots” was written by Guest and Piddock and is produced by Karen Murphy. The film will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September and will then launch globally on the streaming service the following month.
Guest is best known as the director of “Waiting for Guffman,” “Best in Show,” “Mighty Wind” and “For Your Consideration.”
“Mascots” arrives to Netflix October 13.