Adam Levine’s movie resume continues to expand: he’s currently starring in a new romantic comedy that will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend.
The film marks the directorial debut of Australian helmer Alethea Jones. Other cast members include Adam Scott (“Parks and Recreation”), Rob Huebel (“Transparent”), Adam Levine and Paul Rust.
Jones is directing from a script by Julie Yaeger Rudd, centering on four moms whose only common ground is their kids’ preschool class, who decide to get together for a harmless “fun mom dinner.” When the night suddenly takes an unexpected turn and things gets real, these unlikely new friends soon realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
June Pictures and Gettin’ Rad Productions are the production companies. Producers are June Pictures’ partners Andrew Duncan and Alex Saks with Gettin’ Rad’s Naomi Scott. Paul Rudd and Adam Scott will executive produce. [Source]
The Maroon 5 frontman will moonlight from his duties as judge on top-rated series to appear in comedy featureThe Clapper. He will join other Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried, Tracy Morgan, Leah Remini, Russell Peters, P.J. Byrne and Mickey Gooch Jr. Brenda Vaccaro also just joined the cast.
The story is adapted by writer-director’s Dito Montiel from his own book about Eddie Krumble (Helms), a professional clapper for infomercials who gets plucked by a late-night TV host to be on his talk show. The notoriety that his 15 minutes of fame brings ends up costing Krumble his job as well as a budding relationship with a girl who works at a gas station.
Levine will play Ralph Ranter, the suave film producer who runs the late-night show hosted by Jayme Stillerman (Peters) that inadvertently is responsible for tearing apart Krumble’s life. Remini plays Krumble’s boss Louise, and Byrne plays Caldwell, showrunner for the Stillerman show. Vaccaro plays Krumble’s mother and superfan who has a Norma Desmond complex. [Source]
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