A Little White Lie Movie (2023):
A Little White Lie is an American comedy film based on the 2013 novel Shriver by Chris Belden. The film is written and directed by Michael Maren. The film stars Michael Shannon, Kate Hudson, Don Johnson, Zach Braff, Kate Linder, Aja Naomi King, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, and Adhir Kalyan.
Principal photography began in Los Angeles in February 2020 and was suspended due to COVID-19 three weeks into filming and one week before completion. After being halted for 400 days, filming resumed.
A Little White Lie was released in the United States on March 3, 2023, by Saban Films. The film received mixed or average reviews from critics.
A Little White Lie Movie Information:
|A Little White Lie
|October 14, 2022 (NBFF)
March 3, 2023
|Shriver by Chris Belden
Aja Naomi King
Da’Vine Joy Randolph
|Michael J. Reiser
Robert Ogden Barnum
Patrick J. Smith
Dooey World Productions
A Little White Lie Movie Trailer:
A Little White Lie Movie Storyline:
A famous writer named Shriver (Michael Shannon) is invited to attend a college’s literary festival, but the invitation is mistakenly sent to a “down-on-his-luck” handyman with the same name who has never even read a book. Despite this, he accepts the invitation and travels to the college, where he is welcomed by fans and other writers, and even begins a romance with an English professor. Eventually, the real Shriver arrives and exposes the handyman as an imposter.
A Little White Lie Movie Cast and Characters:
- Michael Shannon as Shriver
- Kate Hudson as Simone Cleary
- Don Johnson as T. Wasserman
- Zach Braff as Real Shriver
- Kate Linder as College President
- Aja Naomi King as Blythe Brown
- Da’Vine Joy Randolph as Delta Jones
- Adhir Kalyan as Victor Bennet
- Jimmi Simpson as Detective Karpas
- Wendie Malick as Dr. Bedrosian
- M. Emmet Walsh as Professor Arthur Baldwin
- Mark Boone Junior as Lenny
- Benjamin King as Jack Blunt
- Peyton List as Sophie Firestone
Interesting Facts About A Little White Lie Movie:
- In April 2017, it was announced that Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church had been cast in the then-titled film, Shriver, with Michael Maren writing and directing based on Chris Belden’s 2013 novel of the same name.
- The film was originally scheduled to be shot in Canada in 2017, but there were issues with assembling a crew and the production was moved to West Virginia, where it encountered financial difficulties
- A Little White Lie premiered at the Newport Beach Film Festival on October 14, 2022.
- On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 30% of 20 critics’ reviews are positive, with an average rating of 5.2/10.