'Long Story Short': Air time, how to watch, cast and all about the romantic comedy
The film centres around Teddy who discovers that with every few minutes he's moving onto the next chapter of his life
We're sure we've all had moments in our long-term relationships that we wished that we could fast forward right through. But for Teddy (Rafe Spall), in the film 'Long Story Short', written and directed by Josh Lawson of Mortal Kombat fame, things seem to be moving faster than he would like. The morning after his wedding, Teddy discovers that every few minutes he's jumping forward to the next year of his life.
'Long Story Short' premieres in select theaters on July 2.
How to watch
'Long Story Short' is available in select theaters from July 2 and also can be watched on Digital and on Demand.
'Long Story Short' follows the story of chronic procrastinator Teddy, who drags his heels when asking his girlfriend to marry him. However, the morning after his marriage, it seems that Teddy's days of taking things slowly are over as every few minutes he jumps ahead to the next year of his life.
English actor Rafe Spall is easily recognizable from his many roles in films such as 'One Day' in which he played Anne Hathaway's bumbling boyfriend. He has also been a part of films such as 'A Good Year', 'Prometheus' and 'Life of Pi' where he is the author Irrfan Khan's character narrates his fantastical story to. He has also been a part of several Hollywood blockbuster projects including 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' and Men in Black: International'. His TV work includes the Apple TV+ comedy series 'Trying' and 'Black Mirror'.
South African born Australian actor Dena Kaplan is a multi-talented perfomer who is an actor, singer and a DJ. She is best known for her role as Abigail on the teen drama 'Dance Academy'. In 'Long Story Short' she plays Becka, Teddy's long-suffering girlfriend and now wife.
Joshua Lawson is an Australian actor best known for his role as Doug Gugghenheim in the Showtime sitcom House of Lies and his role as Kano in Mortal Kombat. “Long Story Short” is written by, directed by and co-stars him. Lawson previously directed comedy feature “The Little Death” in 2014. He was Oscar-nominated in 2018 for live-action short film “The Eleven O’Clock,” which he wrote, starred in and produced. His acting credits include “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” “Bombshell”.
Jamie Hilton produced alongside Michael Pontin and Isabel Stanfield under their See Pictures banner. The film is backed by Studiocanal, Screen Australia, Screen NSW and Spectrum Films.
The trailer shows how Teddy's life moves into fast-forward mode from marriage to a pregnant wife to a child all within what seems like minutes to him. This certainly seems to be a movie viewers won't want to fast forward through, however.
If you like this, you'll love these
'A Good Year'
'Fifty First Dates'
'The Time Traveler's Wife'