Melanie Lynskey, Natasha Lyonne, Vincent Piazza, Jason Ritter, Ben Schwartz, Alia Shawkat and Cobie Smulders have been cast in Clea DuVall’s untitled directorial debut.
Paul M. Bernon and Sam Slater of Burn Later Productions will produce the film with Sev Ohanian. DuVall, who also wrote the script and will star in the movie, will also serve as an executive producer alongside Mel Eslyn and David Bernon. Plot details have yet to be revealed.
DuVall, who had roles in “Argo” and “American Horror Story” recently, commented: “I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to be working with our extraordinary crew behind the camera, with our phenomenal cast in front of it, and with our brilliant editor to put it all together.”
“Clea DuVall is one of the most diversely talented actresses working today and we are honored to work with her, not only on her directorial debut, but also from a script she has written. We look forward to seeing her bring her vision to the screen,” producers Paul Bernon and Sam Slater added.
DuVall, Lynskey and Piazza are all represented by The Gersh Agency. Lyonne is represented by 3 Arts and WME. Schwartz is represented by WME.
Ritter is represented by ICM Partners. Shawkat is represented by UTA, Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler & Feldman, and managed by MGMT Entertainment.
Smulders is represented by UTA, ROAR, and Gang Tyre Ramer & Brown. Burn Later Productions is represented by ICM Partners.