Release Date: 2009-10-02
Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures
Film Genre(s): Comedy
SYNOPSISPenned by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson, formerly titled "This Side of the Truth", this is set in a world where lying doesn't exist. Story centers on an Everyman (Gervais) who figures out how to lie and uses his newfound ability to woo a beautiful woman way out of his league (Garner) and become a success at work. Hill will play Mark's humorous neighbor who also suffers from depression, while Louis C.K. will play Mark's loser best friend.
- Variety reports that Ricky Gervais will star and co-direct the Media Rights Capital-financed project which shoots in the spring. Pic will be produced by Lynda Obst and Oly Obst. - 2007-09-12
- Variety reports that Jennifer Garner is in final negotiations to star. - 2007-11-18
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that Jonah Hill and comedian Louis C.K. will play Ricky Gervais' neighbors in the pic. Production is set to begin in April. - 2008-02-06
- Variety reports that Ricky Gervais has announced that Tina Fey, Christopher Guest, John Hodgman, and Jeffrey Tambor have joined the project. - 2008-03-19