Stephanie and Emily in A Simple Favor
A Simple Favor is a 2018 American black comedy mystery thriller film directed by Paul Feig from a screenplay by Jessica Sharzer, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Darcey Bell. The film stars Anna Kendrick (as Stephanie) and Blake Lively (as Emily), among others. It follows a small town vlogger who tries to solve the disappearance of her mysterious and rich best friend. Stephanie is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily, a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.