Jenny Slate e Charlie Day have been cast in a new Amazon romantic comedy, I Want You Back. In the film Slate and Day will play two young men in their thirties dumped by their respective partners and terrified that their idyllic journey of marriage, children and a suburban home is now over.
With no apparent prospect on the horizon and the looming thought of dying alone, devise a desperate plan to win back their exes, already engaged in new relationships.
Along with Charlie Day and Jenny Slate, the film's cast includes The Good Place star Manny Jacinto, Gina Rodriguez and Scott Eastwood. Clark Backo, Jami Gertz, Jordan Carlos, Midori Francis, Mason Gooding, Isabel May and Luke David Blumm also appear in the film.
Jason Orley will direct the film, written by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, co-showrunner of the acclaimed TV series This Is Us, former writers of the coming-of-age Tuo, Simon.
Production is scheduled to begin next month in Atlanta.
"I immediately fell in love with Isaac and Elizabeth's funny and light script. I am so honored that they, along with the amazing team at Amazon, have allowed me to bring their timeless love story to life, and that they manage to do it with a amazing group of actors " said the director.
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