Back to IndieWire

‘Mascots’ Teaser: First Look at Christopher Guest’s New Netflix Comedy Film

May the best mascot win.

Mascots Netflix


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.

READ MORE: 7 New Netflix Shows to Binge Watch in August 2016 (And the Best Episodes of Each)

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.

READ MORE: ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Teaser Trailer: Lauren Graham & Alexis Bledel Dive Back Into Their Banter

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.

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Television and tagged , ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox