One of the most kindhearted true tales to come out of the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival is the true story of Jerry and Marge Go Large.
Led by Bryan Cranston and Anette Benning as none other than Jerry and Marge Selbee, respectively. After being forced to retire from his decade-long factory job, Jerry figured out a legal loophole in the lottery system that grabs his attention as he and Marge try and win all the marbles. A statistic lover’s dream, the Winfall machines led Jerry to discover the mathematical flaw in the game that meant guaranteed winnings if enough tickets were bought. And boy did Jerry purchase thousands – quite literally.
Jerry soon realizes there’s a lot more where that came from, and his wife Marge supports him throughout and soon joins in on the fun along with their friends in town. At the same time, a student at Harvard University finds out and join in on Jerry and Marge’s game, but you’ll have to watch it to find out who went large.
The film was directed by David Frankel (Marley & Me, The Devil Wears Prada) and successfully delivered another feel-good drama that leaves any viewer with a smile throughout the course of the film. Bryan Cranston and Annette Benning share undeniable chemistry. Rainn Wilson (The Office) also stands out as the convenience store employee who appears to be playing a merge of Dwight Schrute and himself in the film.
We were at the Tribeca Film Festival Premiere of the film where we talked with Larry Wilmore who stars as Jerry’s accountant. Catch the story here!
Jerry and Marge Go Large is Now Streaming on Paramount+!