Lucas Jade Zumann, Taylor Russell, Lisa Edelstein & Jason Isaacs Topline ‘Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets’ Movie


Lucas Jade Zumann (20th Century Women, Netflix’s Anne With An ‘E’), Taylor Russell (Netflix’s Lost in Space), Lisa Edelstein (Bravo’s Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Netflix’s The Kominsky Method), and Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter, Black Hawk Down) will star in the indie film Dr. Bird’s Advice For Sad Poets, written and directed by Yaniv Raz.

Based on the novel of the same title by Evan Roskos, the dramatic comedy follows the wild and humorous world of sixteen-year-old James Whitman (Zumann), we see his struggle to overcome anxiety and depression by seeking advice from Dr. Bird – an imaginary pigeon therapist – in the wake of his sister’s disappearance.

The film also features a cameo from David Arquette and music by Moby. Shona Tuckman and Jason Van Eman produced the project with Josh Bachove serving as co-producer.

Zumann is repped by UTA and Paonessa Talent Agency, Russell by UTA and Thruline Entertainment, Edelstein by WSA Entertainment and Genuine Artists, and Isaacs by Gersh, Silver Lining Entertainment, and Independent Talent Group in London.

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