The Hollars is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by John Krasinski and written by James C. Strouse. The film stars an ensemble cast led by Krasinski, starring Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick and Margo Martindale.
Plot: The film follows John Hollar, a struggling New York City graphic novelist, who is forced to return home when his mother Sally is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an overeager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend Rebecca (Anna Kendrick) in New York.
The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 29, 2016. It is scheduled to be released on August 26, 2016, by Sony Pictures Classics.