Amy Adams, Paul Rudd & Tessa Thompson Set For Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris’ FilmNation Comedy ‘The Invite’

Unique, 235351284/" data-type="post" data-id="1235351284">Amy Adams ,arrival, Paul Rudd ,ant Man franchisee) and Tessa Thompson ,creed suffrage) have closed deals to join invitationA comedy based on Cesc Gay’s Goya-winning 2020 Spanish film Emotionalto be directed to Filmnation Entertainment and by Paramut Productions Jonathan Dayton And valerie faris ,little Miss Sunshine, battle of the Sexes), multiple sources tell Deadline.

Filmation had no comment.

The film tells the story of Joe (Rudd) and Angela (Adams) who, after 15 years of marriage, find that their relationship is falling apart. Desperate for conversation that doesn’t center on their marital woes, Angela invites her boisterous neighbors, Kayla (THOMPSON) and Shane, over for cocktails. Joe, irritated by associating with this disruptive couple, plans to use this opportunity to confront them; However, both he and Angela get more than they bargained for when sparks fly and they learn that Shane and Kayla are hosting the weekly orgy and have their own invitation to offer.

script for invitation Written by Emmy nominee Rashida Jones and Academy Award winner Will McCormack, who co-wrote the indie romantic dramedy celeste and jesse forever starring Jones and Andy Samberg, also jointly contributing to the story toy story 4, Producers include Academy Award nominee David Parmut (hacksaw ridge) for Permut Presentations and Filmation Entertainment. FilmNation Entertainment is launching international sales at Cannes, and reuniting US sales with UTA Independent Film Group.

Dayton and Faris are BAFTA nominees best known for directing Oscar-winning Searchlight dramedy little Miss Sunshine who teamed up with the studio on the tennis drama battle of the Sexes alongside Emma Stone and Steve Carell Ruby Sparks With Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan. The Married team recently directed and executive produced the acclaimed Hulu miniseries Fleishman is in trouble and did the same on Netflix’s series before be with you starring Rudd.

Notable recent projects for Adams, who is a six-time Academy Award nominee, include Disney+ Magic sequel disillusionmentAdam McKay vice presidentand HBO’s acclaimed drama series sharp objects, which he has also produced. The actress recently wrapped production on Mariel Heller’s adaptation of the Rachel Yoder novel. bitch of the night, which he starred in and produced through his Bond Group Entertainment banner. Among his other upcoming projects is the political drama average height, average buildRe-teaming her with Mackay, in which she shares the screen with Robert Pattinson, Robert Downey Jr., Forest Whitaker, and Danielle Deadweiler, and has just landed on Netflix.

Rudd recently returned to the MCU Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantummaniawhich grossed over $474M worldwide after working on two other standalone ant Man movies for Marvel and others. Earlier Golden Globe nominee played Jason Reitman Ghostbusters: Afterlife And the sequel is currently in production. On the TV side, he recently both produced and starred in the Apple TV+ The Shrink Next Door with Will Ferrell and above be with you, He also produces comedy series party downWhich returned earlier this year for its long-awaited third season on Starz, and will next be seen in Hulu’s third season, starring alongside Meryl Streep, Martin Short, Steve Martin, and Selena Gomez. only murders in the building,

Thompson is an Emmy and BAFTA nominee who most recently starred in the Michael B. Jordan reprized her role as Bianca in the film directed by creed iiiWhich set the record for the biggest opening ever for a sports film and for any film rocky Or creed Franchisee. She reprized her MCU role of Valkyrie in last year’s Taika Waititi’s thor: love and thunder and will begin production on Nia DaCosta’s film this spring Hedda for MGM’s Orion and Plan B, which she is also producing through her Viva Maude banner. Thompson most recently starred on the TV side of HBO done by, Other upcoming projects for him on the productive front include the secret life of church women on HBO Max, as well as adaptations of books aura And who is afraid of death in HBO.

Parmut is an Oscar, Emmy and PGA Award nominee in addition to an Oscar winner. hacksaw ridgehave produced titles including polka king, youth in Revolt, Charlie Bartlett, penguin farce And encounterto name a few.