A Discussion and World Premiere: The End Up (Merritt Wever, Scott Adsit)

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World Premiere

United States | 90 MINUTES |

A DISCUSSION AND WORLD PREMIERE: THE END UP (MERRITT WEVER, SCOTT ADSIT)

Tribeca will host the world premiere of USG Audio’s inaugural scripted podcast which stars Himesh Patel, John Reynolds, Merritt Wever, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste and is executive produced by award-winning producer Sam Esmail.

This event will feature cast and creators in a conversation moderated by Scott Adsit. The cinematic series takes place in a tilted near-future where terminal cancer patients who wish to end their suffering must attend a weeklong boot camp. Two best friends wrestle with their goodbye after one enrolls in the program and the other grows skeptical.

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CAST & CREDITS

Director
Will Weggel and Danny Luber
Producer
Will Weggel, Danny Luber, Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton, Sarah Matte, David Weiner, Gregg Tilson
Cast
Himesh Patel, Merritt Wever, John Reynolds, Marianne Jean-Baptiste

PANELISTS

Merritt Wever

Merritt Wever

Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever has appeared in such feature films as Birdman, Righteous Kill, Into The Wild, Michael Clayton, Neal Cassady, Twelve & Holding, A Hole In One, Season Of Youth, Bringing Rain, Signs, Series 7: The Contenders, The Adventures Of Sebastian Cole, Arresting Gena, Tough (‘Best Actor’ award, First Run Film Festival), and more. Her television credits include the Netflix limited series Unbelievable (Golden Globe Nomination),Roar, Run, Godless (Emmy Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series), Nurse Jackie (Emmy Award, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy), The Walking Dead, New Girl, and more.

John Reynolds

John Reynolds

John Reynolds is an actor and writer best known for his work as Drew Gardner in the HBO Max series SEARCH PARTY. His two recent features both premiered at Sundance in 2020: Jeff Baena's HORSE GIRL and SAVE YOURSELVES. John is also known for his work in STRANGER THINGS, and in Mindy Kaling's Hulu series, FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL. Other credits include Simon Rich's TBS series MIRACLE WORKERS, Aziz Ansari’s MASTER OF NONE, Netflix’s THE CHARACTERS, HBO's HIGH MAINTENANCE, and Dan Gregor's film MOST LIKELY TO MURDER. He previously co-wrote and starred in the Comedy Central web series, SUNSET PEAK.

Scott Adsit

Scott Adsit

Scott Adsit won the Joseph Jefferson Award for his work at The Second City Theatre in Chicago. He still improvises at various theatres throughout the United States. Adsit has appeared in many television shows most notably, playing producer Pete Hornberger on NBC’s Emmy Award –winning 30 ROCK. You may also know him from his role as Greg Hart on HBO’s VEEP. Other television credits include The Walking Dead, Mr. Mayor, Search Party, The Goldbergs, The Office, Malcolm In The Middle, Huff, Alias, CSI Miami, Friends and Curb Your Enthusiasm and so much more. Adsit also appeared on the influential sketch comedy shows Mr. Show and Tenacious D. He also wrote, produced, directed and performed voices for Adult Swim’s Emmy Award-winning Moral Orel. He currently directs and performs voices for Adult Swim’s Teenage Euthanasia. He also voice the role of William in Netflix’s animated series A Tale Dark and Grim. Adsit performs the voice of Baymax in the Disney feature film hit, Big Hero 6. He has appeared in many feature films such as, St. Vincent with Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy, the Christopher Guest comedy For Your Consideration, We’re The Millers, The Informant, The Bad News Bears, Kicking and Screaming, The Terminal, The Italian Job and Lovely and Amazing.