Jack Black is in top-notch hyper comedy form here as Dan Landsman, who after learning that one of his old high school acquaintances, Oliver Lawless (James Marsden), has hit it big in Hollywood (specifically as a beefcake in a Banana Boat TV ad spot), attempts to lure the guy to the reunion in an effort to spike attendance. Dan travels from Pittsburgh to LA and spins a web of lies to recruit Oliver, but gets more than he bargained for when the unpredictable Hollywood guy takes over Dan life’s. Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor and Mike White co-star. Written and directed by Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel, The D Train premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival where IFC snapped up U.S. for $3M. Pic is produced by Black, White, David Bernad, Priyanka Mattoo, Ben Latham-Jones and Barnaby Thompson. Pic opens May 8.
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