Iliza Shlesinger’s “Good on Paper” is based on a hellish relationship, though in real life, the “Unveiled” comedian says the dating disaster that inspired the movie played out like “one very slow, drawn-out car wreck.”
In the 94-minute Netflix film out Wednesday, which Shlesinger wrote and produced, she stars as driven comic Andrea Singer, who meets and eventually falls for Dennis Kelly (Ryan Hansen), supposedly a Yale-educated man working in finance. But Dennis says a lot of things that Andrea and her best friend Margot (Margaret Cho) grow suspicious of and begin to investigate.
“The first two-thirds of the movie are the mostly true parts,” says the 38-year-old comedian, who won NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” competition in 2008. She has five comedy specials available on Netflix and debuted the six-episode “Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show” on the platform last year.
“The story is…