'Good Sam': Trailer, release date, cast, plot and everything else you need to know about Netflix's feel-good mystery movie
The film follows a reporter with a passion for risky, 'bummer beat' stories as she is assigned a feel-good story that turns her life around
'Good Sam', Netflix's upcoming whodunnit mystery is the kind that leaves you feeling hopeful and light. The feel-good movie's trailer dropped on May 1 and shows a reporter out to investigate a "good samaritan" anonymously leaving large cash gifts on random doorsteps in New York. 'Good Sam' is directed by former 'Orphan Black' producer Kate Melville, from a script by Teena Booth and Dete Meserve. Here is all you need to know about the film:
The trailer deals with the central story and is full of lively and vibrant colors. As a reporter who remains objective always, she cannot comprehend what the Good Samaritan is getting out of his anonymous donations.
Release date: Short wait for this slice-of-life flick
'Good Sam' is slated to release on May 16 on Netflix. The film will screen at the Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) on May 10 ahead of its Netflix release.
Cast: Tiya Sircar as a 'bummer beat' reporter
Tiya Sircar, best known for her roles in 'The Internship', '17 Again', 'Star Wars Rebels', and 'The Good Place' plays the role of Kate Bradley in 'Good Sam', a reporter with a passion for risky, "bummer beat" stories as her editor can be heard saying in the trailer. Fires, car crashes, Black Friday riots at the mall -- these are a few of Bradley's favorite things. Mark Camacho ('I'm Not There') plays the role of David, while Brittany Drisdelle ('Summer Villa') appears as Hostess and Chad Connell ('Prom Wars') as Eric Hayes.
The film also stars Marco Grazzini as Jack Hansen, Jesse Camacho as Josh, Kenny Wong as Ed, Elana Dunkelman as Lauren, and Daniela Sandiford as Alex.
Plot: Spreading the good spirit
Based on the book by Dete Meserve, 'Good Sam' revolves around New York City TV news reporter Kate Bradley who sets out to report on a positive story instead of her usual risky, "bummer beat" stories. She is tasked with a feel-good story that may challenge her own cynicism and has to investigate a good samaritan aka "Good Sam" who mysteriously leaves $100,000 in cash on seemingly random doorsteps. The good sam spirit seems to be spreading too. "People say New York City is a tough place. But thanks to Good Sam, I see more kindness between strangers," Bradley can be heard saying towards the end of the trailer.
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