Renee Zellweger Joins Sarah Jessica Parker Romantic Drama ‘Best Day of My Life’

Isabella Rossellini, Common and Simon Baker also added to cast

Last Updated: July 11, 2017 @ 10:23 AM

Renee Zellweger leads a group of six actors who have signed up to co-star alongside Sarah Jessica Parker in Fabien Constant’s romantic drama, “Best Day of My Life,” Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Group announced Tuesday. Parker’s casting was previously announced.

The film stars the “Divorce” star as Vivienne, a New York jazz vocalist who receives a life-shattering diagnosis. The story follows Vivienne over the next 24 hours as she prepares for her upcoming world tour, deals with her personal relationships, and reflects on her life.

Along with Zellweger, the romantic drama added Isabella Rossellini (“Blue Velvet”), Common (“John Wick: Chapter 2”), Simon Baker (The Mentalist”), Taylor Kinney (“Zero Dark Thirty) and Gus Birney (“The Mist”). Constant is directing the film from a screenplay by “House of Cards” writer Laura Eason. Parker is producing with Iervolino, Bacardi, and Alison Benson. Phil Hunt and Compton Ross of Head Gear Films are executive producers.

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AMBI Distribution is handling worldwide sales, with CAA co-repping domestic sales. Shooting for the film begins in New York this week.

Zellweger, Common and Baker are repped by CAA. Isabella Rossellini is repped by APA. Taylor Kinney is repped by Principal Talent. Gus Birney is repped by CESD.