How to watch and stream The King of Staten Island on demand

The King of Staten Island, courtesy Universal Studios
The King of Staten Island, courtesy Universal Studios /

The King of Staten Island is now available via VOD, here’s how  to watch

Pete Davidson is known for his role on Saturday Night Live, but he’s about to become a movie star. Davidson’s newest movieThe King of Staten Island, is now available to rent on demand.

Based on experiences in his own life, The King of Staten Island stars Davidson as Scott, a mid-20s slacker who spends most of his days smoking weed and relaxing with his friends. As a child, Scott’s firefighter father died, which has greatly impacted Scott’s life.

Scott has aspirations of becoming a tattoo artist. When his younger sister leaves for college and his mom starts to date a firefighter, Scott must tackle his grief in order to move on and start his life. Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, and Maude Apatow costar alongside Davidson.

Not only is The King of Staten Island a star vehicle for SNL’s Davidson, but it marks the return of the comedic icon, Judd Apatow. Apatow, who co-wrote, produced, and directed the film, has spent the last few years working on standup specials and directing documentaries such as The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. This will be Apatow’s first non-documentary that he directed since 2015’s Trainwreck.

Why is The King of Staten Island on demand?

The King of Staten Island was originally scheduled to hit theaters on June 19, 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the theatrical release was postponed indefinitely. However, the film will now be released digitally through video on demand on June 12, 2020.

The King of Staten Island will be available to rent on nearly every service where movies can be purchased. Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, and Fandango are just a few of the services where the film will be available for rent. The cost is $19.99.

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