On the Count of Three is an American black comedy series directed, co-produced, and starred by a standup comedian Jerrod Carmichael who has released three stand-up comedy specials on HBO namely Love a the Store(2014), 8(2017), and Rothaniel(2022). Other than that, Carmichael has also produced NBC’s sitcom The Carmichael Show that ran from 2015 to 2017.
The film is written by Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch and produced by David Carrico, Jimmy Price, Adam Paulsen, Jake Densen, Adam Paulsen, Tom Werner, and obviously Jerrod Carmichael. The movie is already rated 7.1 on IMDb and 84% freshness of Rotten Tomatoes. Let’s find out the places where filming took place.
Where was On the Count of Three filmed?
On the Count of Three was filmed inside Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Syracuse, New York, United States, Production Weekly reported. Principal filming was commenced in November 2019 but halted in January 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak and after that the shooting was delayed for several times due to the pandemic. Filming was officially completed in February 2021 as per several reports.
Ontario and New York both are famous as the filming sites and are first choice of various cinematographers even Marshall Adams chose the places for the shooting. Some movies and TV shows recently filmed inside Ontario are No Vacancy, Firestarter 2022, Stalked By a Prince, Take Note while The Quest and The Circle Season 4 are recently filmed inside New York.
The whole timeline of filming began in June 2019 when it was announced that Jerrod Carmichael and Christopher Abbott are coming together to star in a film. On 18 November 2019, it was announced tha Tiffany Haddish, Henry Winkler, Lavell Crawford, and J.B. Smoove have joined the cast. Moreover, David Carrico and Adam Paulsen were confirmed as the producers under Annapurna Pictures, Valparasio Pictures, Werner Entertainment, Orion Pictures, and Morningside Entertainment.
On the Count of Three Cast
- Jerrod Carmichael as Val
- Christopher Abbott as Kevin
- Tiffany Haddish as Natasha
- Lavell Crawford as Donny
- J.B. Smoove as Lyndell
- Henry Winkler as Dr. Brenner
- Ryan McDonald as Brian
- Jared Abrahamson as Wyatt
- Zachary Aiello as Andre
- Allison Busner as Leah
- Sydney Van Delft as Beth
- Jamie Mac as Todd
- Tori Hammond as Lori
- Huy Hao Tran as Janitor
- Matthew Gorman as Dennis
- Sharon Forrester as Nurse
- Clyde Whitham as Mr. Ritchie
- Richard Anderson as Security Guard
- Craig Arnold as Eddie
- David Thompson as Police Officer
- Derrick Reeve as Jimmy
- Yeva Light as Addison
- Sarah McArdle as Mental Health Worker
- Gryffin Hanvelt as Young Kevin
- Jordan Blais as Police Officer
- Darcy Ryan as Police Officer #1
- Dan Day as Gun Range Expert
- Emma Gray as Girl Motocross Employee
- Avelyn Graye as Meth Head Woman
- Jen Julien as Psychiatric Care Patient
- Chelsea Woods as Police Officer #2
The story follows a depressed blue-collar worker, Val who tries to commit suicide in the bathroom but failed after one of his co-worker enters into his room and begins to sing. However, his depression doesn’t stop and he breaks up with his girlfriend after quitting his job.
In the end, he decides to help his best friend, Kevin in committing suicide by shooting each other but Kevin dodges and convince Val that they should celebrate the last day of their life before committing the double suicide.
On The Count of Three: Stream It or Leave It
You may stream On the Count of Three if you want to have a taste of black bromance comedy. The film is super hilarious and you can’t stop laughing after watching Val’s acting in the movie. Some of the scenes are too savage that your stomach will hurt laughing but some viewers find it lacking emotional depth.