Release Date: 2011-08-26
Distributors: The Weinstein Company
Directors: Jesse Peretz
Film Genre(s): Comedy
SYNOPSISScripted by Evgenia Peretz and David Schisgall, Banks, Deschanel and Mortimer star as three sisters whose lives are disrupted by their well-meaning brother (Rudd). Banks portrays Miranda, the career-driven single sister who is about to get her big break in journalism after spending years writing about accessories at a fashion magazine. Deschanel, meanwhile plays Natalie, the artistic hipster and bisexual whose flakiness and lies are getting in the way of moving forward with her caring, responsible girlfriend Cindy (Rashida Jones), who is looking to move the relationship towards a more committed place. And Mortimer is Liz, a Park Slope mom who’s too worried about having the perfect life and children to notice that her marriage is falling apart.
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that Paul Rudd will star as the title character in the film to be directed by Jesse Peretz and produced by Anthony Bregman, Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub. Filming will start in New York July 2010. - 2010-06-02
- Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced today that Hugh Dancy, Kathryn Hahn, Shirley Knight, and Janet Montgomery have joined the cast - Dancy will portray Christian, a pretentious painter friend of Natalie's (Deschanel) who tries to help Ned grow as a person by showing him another path - Hahn will play Janet, Ned's (Rudd) ex-girlfriend who, out of spite, is keeping him from reuniting with his beloved dog Willie Nelson
- Knight will portray Ilene, Ned’s overbearing and over-nurturing mother, who would be overjoyed if her son moved back home and - Montgomery will portray Arabella, a controversial British aristocrat that Miranda (Banks) is profiling for her magazine, a piece that could provide Miranda with the big break she has looking for.
- 2010-07-21 - Deadline reports that Steve Coogan has signed on to join the cast.
- 2010-07-28 -