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Kristen Wiig’s ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Set for 2021

‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ is a 2021 comedy film.

It is directed by Josh Greenbaum and written by American actors Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, who penned the Oscar-nominated script of the romantic comedy film ‘Bridesmaids’.

But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.

‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Cast

  • Annie Mumolo as Barb Quicksilver
  • Kristen Wiig as Star
    • Wiig also plays Sharon Gordon Fisherman
      • Elizabeth Kelly as young Sharon Gordon Fisherman
      • Nevada Renee Arnold as 3 year old Sharon Gordon Fisherman
  • Jamie Dornan as Edgar Paget
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey as Mickey Revelet
  • Damon Wayans Jr. as Darlie Bunkle
  • Vanessa Bayer as Debbie
  • Fortune Feimster as Pinky
  • Rose Abdoo as Bev
  • Phyllis Smith as Delores
  • Mark Jonathan Davis as Richard Cheese
  • Karen Maruyama as Caricaturist
  • Reyn Doi as Yoyo
  • Jayde Martinez as Maria Margolis
  • Tom Lenk as Arnie
  • Hank Rogerson as Foster Dad
  • Josh Robert Thompson as Morgan Freemond
  • Andy Garshia (created as Tommy Bahama) as Tommy Bahama
  • Reba McEntire as Trish
  • Michael Hitchcock as Gary
  • Kwame Patterson as George the Bartender

‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Plot

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The story follows lifelong middle aged friends Barb (Annie Mumolo) and Star (Wiig), who leave their small Midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista Del Mar, Florida.

Both women are apprehensive about trying something new. But, where they soon find themselves tangled up in adventure, love, and a villain’s evil plot to kill everyone in town.

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‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Release date

‘Barb and star Go to Vista Del Mar’ was previously scheduled to be released on July 31, 2020, but was delayed to July 16, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In January 2021, Lionsgate announced that it was cancelling the film’s theatrical release, and instead debut the film via premium VOD on February 12, 2021.

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Kristen Wiig flanks Jamie Dornan in first ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ photo

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo rock throwback, vacation-ready fashions in the debut photo from their comedy Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar.

Lionsgate shared the behind-the-scenes shot, showing off Wiig and Mumolo’s colorful outfits as they sandwich costar Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) while standing on a seaside dock. Check out the film’s first look photo below:


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‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Trailer

Lionsgate Movies had released an official trailer for the comedy film ‘Barb and Star’ on January 28, 2021. You can check it here:

So, how was the trailer? Did you like it? Do share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.

Final words

‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ was debuted via PVOD on February 12, 2021 in the United States. Greenbaum in April 2020, shared that she is “excited” to be a part after the announcement of the film was made.

“I’m so excited to be a part of this film which showcases Kristen and Annie’s original, fresh and undeniably hilarious voice in spades. I’m also always looking for projects with titles that rhyme, so it really all worked out on this one,” Greenbaum said.

Have you seen this film? Share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.

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