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Tiffany Haddish and John Cho have joined “The Oath,” written and directed by Ike Barinholtz, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.
Carrie Brownstein, Billy Magnussen, Meredith Hagner, Jon Barinholtz, Nora Dunn, and Chris Ellis are also joining the cast of the film that marks Barinholtz’s directorial debut.
QC Entertainment and UTA are co-representing the film for domestic sales. Sean McKittrick, Ray Mansfield, Edward H. Hamm Jr., Andrew Robinson, David Stassen and Barinholtz will produce. Haddish will executive produce.
Based on Barinholtz’s original screenplay, “The Oath” centers around a man who has to make it through the Thanksgiving holiday without ruining his relationship with his family in a politically-divided America.
Barinholtz was recently seen opposite Mindy Kaling in “The Mindy Project” and in Amy Schumer’s “Snatched.” He will also star in the film.
Recent QC films include “Get Out,” which the company produced and financed.
Haddish most recently starred in “Girls Trip,” a performance that was lauded by critics and fans, and is represented by APA and Principato-Young Entertainment.
Cho is represented by UTA and 3 Arts Entertainment. His recent credits include “Star Trek: Beyond,” “Columbus” and “Caller ID: Entity.” He also starred in one episode of “The Exorcist.”