Best friends Nick (Alex Karpovsky, Girls) and Darryl (co-writer Tarik Lowe) are a New York film editing duo, hired to salvage a botched comedy from a manic director (Kevin Corrigan, Pineapple Express) gone AWOL. But what starts as a simple job quickly sends their relationships with their significant others and each other reeling. Amidst trouble with his fiancée (Sophia Takal, V/H/S), Nick finds himself falling for the film s flirtatious ingénue (Arielle Kebbel, 90210); Darryl, meanwhile, struggles to focus on his editing work in between fights with his tempestuous girlfriend (Melonie Diaz, Be Kind Rewind). With real humor and heart, SUPPORTING CHARACTERS offers a sharp, knowing take on life and love in the big city.
An Interview with Alex Karpovsky, Daniel Schechter, and Tarik Lowe
It charmed the pants right off me…genuinely written with feeling, humor and friendship that feels true and complicated. --Filmmaker Magazine
Part bromance, part ode to '70s comedies like Modern Romance… its honest and smart look at relationships and friendship inside the bubble of NYC would work as a perfect double feature with Lena Dunham's Tiny Furniture. --Fandango