Lily Collins, Logan Lerman, Nat Wolff, Liana Liberato, and Kristen Bell have joined the cast of Writers, a comedy-drama starring Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Connelly. Josh Boone wrote the script and is making his feature directing debut on the film, which begins shooting next week in North Carolina. Judy Cairo of Informant Media is producing. Writers follows the members of the Borgens family and their love interests over the course of one tumultuous year. Kinnear plays Bill Borgens, a famous novelist obsessed with his ex-wife (Connelly). Collins plays their daughter Samantha, who is pursued by a fellow writing student (Lerman). Wolff plays Samantha’s teenage brother, who is experiencing first love with Kate (Liberato). Bell plays Tricia, Bill’s friend with benefits who tries to help him get over his ex-wife. Informant was behind last year’s Crazy Heart and also has the Maggie Gyllenhaal-starrer Hysteria set for release May 18 via Sony Classics and Aaron Eckhart-starrer The Expatriate in the can. Informant’s Michael A. Simpson and Eric Brenner, and The Solution’s Myles Nestel and Lisa Wilson are executive producing. The film is produced in association with MICA Entertainment. CAA represents domestic rights to the film.
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