Why Him? Storyline :
Over the holidays, Ned (Bryan Cranston), an overprotective but loving dad and his family visit his daughter at Stanford, where he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward Silicon Valley billionaire boyfriend, Laird (James Franco). The rivalry develops,and Ned’s panic level goes through the roof when he finds himself lost in this glamorous high-tech world and learns that Laird is about to pop the question. Written by 20th Century Fox
Why Him? is a 2016 American romantic comedy film directed by John Hamburg, written by Hamburg and Ian Helfer, and starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck and Keegan-Michael Key. The film follows a father who is horrified by his daughter’s new boyfriend, an unconventional Silicon Valley entrepreneur.
The film premiered in Los Angeles on December 17, 2016 and was released in the United States on December 23, 2016, by 20th Century Fox. It received generally negative reviews and has grossed $26 million worldwide.wiki
|Stars||:||James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key|
|Overview||:||A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter’s young rich boyfriend.|
While visiting their eldest daughter Stephanie (Zoey Deutch), Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston) and his wife Barb (Megan Mullally), along with their 15-year old son Scott (Griffin Gluck), are introduced to Stephanie’s famous and wealthy billionaire boyfriend, Laird Mayhew (James Franco). Laird’s vulgar, gregarious, and blunt personality is slightly overwhelming for Barb and Scott, but causes Ned to downright despise him. Stephanie insists that he is a nice person, and that he makes her happy. But when Laird reveals he plans to propose to Stephanie in only five days, the race to prove himself worthy of her love so Ned can give them his blessing begins. Laird goes out of his way to win over Barb and Scott, while Ned schemes to make sure Laird goes down in flames.