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The Stand In (2020)

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THE STAND-IN is the story of a disaffected comedy actress and her ambitious stand-in trading places.

Director:

Jamie Babbit

Writer:

Sam Bain
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Drew Barrymore ... Paula / Candy
Michael Zegen ... Steve
T.J. Miller ... Louis
Holland Taylor ... Barbara Cox
Michelle Buteau Michelle Buteau ... Ingrid
Teddy Coluca ... Ron
Andrew Rannells ... Nico
Wendy Meredith ... Kyra
Ellie Kemper ... Jenna Jones
Charlie Barnett ... Simon
Heather Girardi ... Reporter Denise
Richard Kind ... Wes
Dolly Wells ... Second AD Daisy
RayJonaldy Rodriguez ... Fan Isaac
John W. Lawson ... Lance
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Storyline

When ordered to serve a year in rehab, actress Candy (Drew Barrymore) hires her on-set stand-in to take her place. The unassuming woman flips the script and steals her identity, career and boyfriend in this hilarious comedy about trading places.

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actress | See All (1) »

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Steal the Spotlight

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout including sexual references, and for drug use | See all certifications »

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February 26- Filming starts in Lexington, KY; Short Street, Vine Street, and Main Street closed. See more »

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Eventually, both Candy and Paula would be exposed.

Both Candy and Paula have their own Social Security numbers. Paula would have to use Candy's to submit her taxes as Candy, although Candy (really Kathy) would be using the same number to her taxes as her real self.

Eventually, either the IRS or the media, would notice. See more »

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Couldn't finish it
18 December 2020 | by abermudezfSee all my reviews

It's that bad and boring. Stopped it at 38 minutes. Never. Going. Back.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Stand In See more »

Filming Locations:

Lexington, Kentucky, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,000
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2.35 : 1
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