EXCLUSIVE: Cast has been set on comedy Charlie In The Pandemic, with Reid Scott (Veep,), Jordana Brewster (Fast & Furious), Adam Pally (Happy Endings), and Dylan Penn (Flag Day) set to lead the project.
Xavier Manrique (Chronically Metropolitan) and his Blind Bulldog Films has teamed up with Jason Dubin’s (The Babysitters), Perry Street Films and Nicholas Schutt to produce the feature. David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada) is exec producing. Manrique is set to direct a script penned by Schutt (Outer Banks).
In the movie, the Covid bubble is popped when a New York City family hiding out in the Hamptons is surprised by a Bloody Mary-swilling, pot-smoking ‘Charlie’ from their past who brings a lifetime of hurt that might heal them all.
The film is now in pre-production and is set to shoot in New York City and the Hamptons later this month.
Reid Scott is repped by Gersh, Impression Entertainment and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher. Jordana Brewster is repped by Liz York at Principal Entertainment and Tracy Brennan and Jamie Feld at CAA. Adam Pally is repped by 3 Arts Entertainment and UTA. Dylan Penn is repped by Heather Nunn at Anonymous Content as well as Tracy Brennan and Andrea Weintraub at CAA. Schutt is repped by LIT Entertainment, Verve and attorney, Stephen Clark.
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