[Watch] Kristen Stewart And Mackenzie Davis Star in Lesbian Holiday Rom-Com
Kristen Stewart Stars in Lesbian Holiday Rom-Com. Kristen Stewart has fought vampires, evil queens, sea monsters and government agents. But this holiday season, the acclaimed actress is bringing an early Christmas cheer in the lesbian romantic comedy Happiest Season (2020). The first trailer of Hulu’s highly anticipated romantic comedy has released.
Happiest Season (2020) features Kristen Stewart as Abby and Mackenzie Davis as Harper in the leading roles. It also stars Dan Levy, of Schitt’s Creek fame, as John. The original screenplay is penned by writing team Clea DuVall and Mary Holland. The film also marks the directorial debut for actress Clea DuVall on a major studio feature.
The story revolves around the happy couple, Abby and Harper, getting ready for the big holiday season. The feel good film follows Abby as she is hatching a sweet plan to propose to her girlfriend during Harper’s family Christmas dinner.
“I just woke up thinking about going home with you and got very excited about Christmas”, Abby declares happily to Harper in the trailer. “I get to go meet the people that made by favorite person.”
Things change when Abby realizes her girlfriend is yet to come out to her conservative parents. “I am scared that if I tell them who I really am, I will lose them,” Harper says tearfully in the trailer. “I am not hiding you, I am hiding me.”
“Everybody’s story is different,” says John, Abby’s friend, who came to rescue her. “Just because Harper isn’t ready, doesn’t mean she doesn’t love you.”
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The remaining trailer shows how Abby struggles to pose as her girlfriend’s “orphan friend”. And how the pair of lovebirds try to steal some intimate moments away from Harper’s unwitting parents. Happiest Season (2020) also stars Mary Steenburgen, Victor Garber, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Holland in supporting roles.
Kristen Stewart doesn’t normally appear in comedy roles, but she certainly has the knack for it. She last starred in action-thriller Underwater (2020), Charlie’s Angels (2019) and a biopic Seberg (2019). Mackenzie Davis was also last seen in action movies. She played titular role in Tully (2018) opposite Charlize Theron and toplined in Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) reboot. DuVall has made strides with lesbian representation both behind the scenes and onscreen with roles in TV shows like Veep (2012) and The Handmaid’s Tale (2017).
Whether the couple be able to keep up the Christmas charade? Or will they find their love for each other tested under the holiday pressure? You can find it on Hulu when ‘Happiest Season’ debuts on Nov. 25 as the theatrical release of film is cancelled in the light of coronavirus pandemic.
Watch the First Official Trailer Here.