A Merry Friggin' Christmas
In one of his final film roles, Robin Williams plays the patriarch of an estranged family of misfits in the holiday comedy A Merry Friggin’ Christmas.
Joel McHale stars as Boyd, a family man who doesn’t actually like to spend that much time with his family, especially his father (Williams). Their relationship is further put to the test when the two hit the road after Boyd realizes he left all of his son’s gifts at home. The film was directed by British TV director Tristram Shapeero, who has worked on shows like Community and Parks and Recreation back in the states from a script by Michael Brown.
Lauren Graham, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Clark Duke, Oliver Platt, and Candice Bergen costar in the picture out Nov. 7. Williams, who tragically passed away in August, will also appear in theaters this holiday season in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb and next year in the animated film Absolutely Anything.