In accordance with TermOscar winner Ariana DeBose and Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh have been officially confirmed to star in Chris Pine’s upcoming directorial debut. billiards, which will begin production this June in Los Angeles. DeBose and Lee will join previously announced cast members Pine, Annette Bening and Danny DeVito.
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billiards Chris Pine will direct from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jan Gotler, who are both producing the film under their Barry Linen Motion Pictures banner. The executive producers are Stuart Ford and Linda McDonough, and the producers are Stacey Sher and Patty Jenkins.
The project, described as a mystery comedy, is positioned as «The Big Lebowski meets LA film noir with a healthy splash La La Landand is expected to feature some funny cameos.
“The film centers on Darren Barrenman, a hapless dreamer and future philosopher who spends his days tending the pool of the Tahitian Tiki apartment building in sunny Los Angeles and disrupting city council meetings with his neighbors Jack and Diana (DeVito, Bening),” reads the synopsis. “When Barrenman uncovers the biggest water theft in LA history since Chinatown, he forges uneasy alliances with a beautiful and connected femme fatale, following every lead with corrupt city officials, seasoned Hollywood types and mysterious benefactors, all in the name of protecting his precious Los Angeles. Angeles.»
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billiards will reunite Pine and Jenkins, a producer at Wicious Pictures. This marks their last collaboration after amazing woman, Wonder Woman 1984and limited edition I am the night.