Dave Franco is set to direct his wife Alison Brie in a brand new romantic comedy referred to as Someone I Primitive To Know.
The GLOW actress will megastar alongside Insecure’s Jay Ellis and The Flash’s Kiersey Clemons in the movie, which she co-wrote with Franco, according to Deadline. The actors, who have been married since 2017, will moreover attend as govt producers.
Brie will play workaholic Ally, who, on a time out to her hometown, spends a night reminiscing together with her ex-boyfriend Sean, portrayed by Ellis, which makes her begin to interrogate everything in regards to the picks she’s made and the individual she’s turn out to be. Things finest win extra confusing when she meets Cassidy, to be played by Clemons, a younger lady who reminds her of the individual she outdated to be.
“Alison and I like romantic comedies and have been inspired by the classics from the ’80s and ’90s,” Franco told Deadline. “We might no longer be extra thinking about working with Jay and Kiersey, who are both extraordinarily pure performers, able to bringing levity and drama in equal measure. And we’re so grateful to have partnered with Amazon Studios, who have been incredibly supportive in helping bring this undertaking to life.”
Franco made his directorial debut closing twelve months with awe movie The Condo, which moreover starred Brie. While promoting that movie, the Now You Uncover Me actor revealed they’d written a romantic comedy during the Covid-19 lockdown.
“It be a style that we both like, but when we regarded at the landscape of rom-coms over the last decade, it feels just like the bar is set in fact low,” he shared in a chat with Diversity. “There’s a style the build rom-coms have an overly knowing glowing and the ideas are in fact silly and the acting isn’t any longer grounded.
“We regarded support on classics like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, Ultimate Woman… While you examine those movies, you bear in mind how grounded they’re and the draw in which colossal the acting is.”