Film comedy Here Today has cast Penn Badgley (Netflix YOU) and Laura Benanti (Broadway’s Gypsy) to join stars Billy Crystal and Tiffany Hadish.
Here Today follows veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz (Crystal), who is slowly but surely losing his grip on reality, befriends a talented young New York street singer Emma Payge (Haddish). Together, they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.
Crystal stars and directs the feature he also co-wrote the screenplay with his fellow Saturday Night Live alum and Emmy-award winning writer Alan Zweibel based on the short story The Prize also written by Zweibel. Crystal, Zweibel, and Haddish are producing the project with Fred Bernstein and Dominique Telson.