Jamie Lee & Jon Heder Topline Comedy ‘Plan B’ For Joke Zero And Future Proof Films – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Emmy-winning comedienne Jamie Lee (HBO’s Crashing), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Oscar Nominee Tom Berenger (Platoon), Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie franchise), and SAG Award Winner Kate Flannery (NBC’s The Office) have simply wrapped a brand new romantic comedy from first time writer-director Brandon Tamburri.

The movie is produced by DJ Dodd (Last Call, A Day to Die), Erika Hampson (Passing, The Photograph), and Tamburri who additionally co-wrote the script with Jean Monpère. William Kay is a Co-Executive Producer alongside Jerry Daigle.

After a enjoyable evening out, the rebellious Piper (Jamie Lee) drunkenly sleeps along with her awkward neighbor she hardly is aware of, Evan Ebert (Jon Heder), and winds up pregnant. When she makes an attempt to inform Evan the information, she rapidly realizes that he’s not the long-term man for her and her child. Going in opposition to the recommendation of her finest friend Maya (Subhah Agarwal), Piper opts to maintain the being pregnant a secret till she will discover a extra profitable man to sleep with and finally begin a “family” with. After a couple of failed and comical makes an attempt at discovering a match, Piper stumbles into Cameron Cassidy (Michael Lombardi), a profitable businessman who’s a daily on the café she works at. Everything seems to be going in line with plan as Cameron rapidly falls for Piper and is onboard for the being pregnant. However, Piper’s evil scheme begins to unravel when she begins to second guess herself and understand that she may be making the most important mistake of her life.

Rounding out the ensemble cast are Michael Lombardi (FX’s Rescue Me), Subhah Agarwal (HBO’s Westworld), Daniel Ok. Isaac (Showtime’s Billions), NFL star Vernon Davis (A Day to Die, Hell on the Border), and Danielle Perez (Netflix’s Russian Doll).

“This is a project that is very personal to me and I’m excited to finally share it with the world. I was fortunate enough to work with a phenomenal crew and this cast is honestly a dream,” Tamburri stated. “I’m equally thrilled to launch my company Joke Zero, where I plan to make comedic content for years to come.”

Dodd provides, “As soon as I read the script, I knew I wanted to be involved. It was such a breath of fresh air, and the incredible cast we were able to assemble is a testament to that.”

The movie was shot in New Jersey and hails from Tamburri’s newly launched comedy enterprise Joke Zero and Dodd’s Future Proof Films.

No launch date has been set but.

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