A classic tale of a guy falling in a pickle vat, getting brined, and waking up 100 years later in modern New York.
While I’m a big horror and action fan, I think we really need more comedies right now.
Based on Simon Rich’s New Yorker novella and stars Seth Rogen as Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrates to America in 1920 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family. One day, while working at his factory job, he falls into a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. The brine preserves him perfectly and when he emerges in present-day Brooklyn, he finds that he hasn’t aged a day. But when he seeks out his family, he is troubled to learn that his only surviving relative is his great-grandson, Ben Greenbaum (also played by Rogen), a mild-mannered computer coder whom Herschel can’t even begin to understand.
Joining Rogen in the cast are Sarah Snook, Jorma Taccone, Maya Erskine, and Kalen Allen.