Best friends who are on vacation find themselves competing for the affection of a man after their plane is rerouted to St. Louis during a hurricane warning.
The Layover is an upcoming road trip sex comedy, Macy also directed the film which was written by David Hornsby and Lance Krall. On April 11, 2017, it was reported that the film would debut on DirecTV Cinema on August 3, 2017, followed by a limited release through Vertical Entertainment on September 1, 2017.
On March 25, 2015, it was announced that William H. Macy would direct and star in a road-trip sex comedy film, titled The Layover, Keith Kjarval would produce through Unified Pictures, along with Aaron L. Gilbert through Bron Studios. Lea Michele and Kate Upton were cast to play the best friends who decide to take a vacation to avoid their problems. Matters become even worse when both find themselves falling for the same guy during an extended layover in St. Louis. On April 24, 2015, TheWrap revealed that Alexandra Daddario joined the film. Rob Corddry, Kal Penn and Matt Barr were confirmed for the cast on following months, by THR. Later reports confirmed the casting of Daddario as Michele’s replacement after she left the project, while Matt L. Jones was also confirmed.