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Robots (2023)

Opens on May 19

Director: Anthony Hines, Casper Christensen Run Time: 95 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023

Starring: Barney Burman, Chelsea Edmundson, Emanuela Postacchini, Jack Whitehall, Shailene Woodley

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

In a near future America, a womanizer, Charles and a gold digger, Elaine, trick people into relationships with illegal robot doubles of themselves. When they unwittingly use this scam on each other, their robot doubles fall in love and elope, forcing Charles and Elaine to team up to hunt them down before the authorities discover their secret.

Based on a short story by science fiction writer Robert Sheckley.

About the filmmakers:

Casper Christensen is a celebrated Danish comedian, filmmaker, and radio host. With fellow comedian Frank Hvam, Christensen created, wrote, and also starred in the long-running, Danish Film Award-nominated television series Klown (2005-2022) and the feature film adaptations Klown (2012), which won best film at the 2011 Fantasia Film Festival, and the sequel Klown Forever (2016). Among other projects, he also wrote and starred in the comedy series Casper & Mandrilaftalen (1999-2003) and created and wrote the comedy series Danish Dynamite (2012-2014).

Anthony Hines is a film producer and screenwriter known for his frequent collaborations with Sacha Baron Cohen. He received Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay for Borat (2006) and Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm (2020). He also wrote and produced the feature film Brüno (2009) and the Emmy-nominated television series Da Ali G Show (2000-2004) and Who Is America? (2018).

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