Cannes First Look: 'Young Sheldon' Star Wendie Malick in Musical 'Mother of All Shows' (Exclusive)

Cannes First Look: ‘Young Sheldon’ Star Wendie Malick in Musical ‘Mother of All Shows’ (Exclusive)

HighballTV has released a first photo for its musical feature film Mother of all shows, with Emmy-nominated actress Wendie Malick (Young Sheldon, cool in Cleveland, Bojack Knight).

The film is directed by and also stars Melissa D’Agostino (Tactical girls), as well as cast members Ann Pornel (Baroness Von Sketch Show), Darryl Hinds (Overlord and the Underwoods), Juan Chioran (sneaker) and Phil Luzi (Bad blood), Tara Consoli (Kim’s convenience), Michael Miranda (Murdoch mysteries) and Trevor Martin (Six guns for hire).

Written by D’Agostino and David James Brock, Mother of all shows follows Liza (D’Agostino) as a woman grappling with the imminent death of her estranged mother. In her mind, she retreats to a 1970s variety show where the all-powerful host is Liza’s mother, Rosa (Malick), who leads a cast of actors from Liza’s past and present that she sings and dance. Scene after scene, song after song, Liza looks back on parts of their past as they try to visit her mother without getting lost in the process.

Matt Schichter produced the film, which features original songs by Brock, D’Agostino and Rebecca Everett.

Mother of all showswhich will screen as the opening night film at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival in June, is being sold worldwide by Forward Motion Entertainment at Cannes.