Abigail Spencer Joins "This Is Where I Leave You"

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Abigail Spencer Joins "This Is Where I Leave You"

Abigail Spencer is latest name said to be joining the cast of Shawn Levy's This Is Where I Leave You. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that the Cowboys & Aliens actress will join Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Rose Byrne, Jane Fonda, Kathryn Hahn and Corey Stoll in the adaptation of the Jonathan Tropper novel. That book, published in 2010, is officially described as follows:

The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family-including Judd& ...


Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schwartz Join "This Is Where I Leave You"

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Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schwartz Join "This Is Where I Leave You"

Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schwartz and Abigail Spencer have hopped onboard Shawn Levy's comedy "This Is Where I Leave You" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

An adaptation of the Jonathan Tropper novel, Olyphant plays Horry, the next-door neighbor of Tina Fey’s character, Wendy.

The pair were madly in love as teenagers only to see their life together shattered by a tragic accident. She is now married to someone else and he lives with his mother as a result of his brain injury.Read More »


This Is Where I Leave You

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Based on the novel "This Is Where I Leave You," by Jonathan Tropper. The book is described as follows:

The death of Judd Foxman’s father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family-including Judd’s mother, brothers, and sister-have been together in years. Conspicuously absent: Judd’s wife, Jen, whose fourteen-month affair with Judd’s radio-shock-jock boss has recently become painfully public.

Simultaneously mourning the death of his father a ...


Rose Byrne Up "Both Townies," "This Is Where I Leave You"

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Rose Byrne Up "Both Townies," "This Is Where I Leave You"

Bridesmaids star Rose Byrne is said to be eyeing roles in both Nicholas Stoller's Townies and Shawn Levy's This Is Where I Leave You, says a story at The Hollywood Reporter.

Townies, set up at Universal Pictures, is set to star Seth Rogen and Zac Efron and follows a rivalry between a member of a college fraternity (Efron) and a local family man (Rogen). Byrne would play Rogen's character's wife.

This Is Where I Leave You, meanwhile, is based on the 2010 Jonathan Tropper n ...


Rose Byrne To Cast "Townies" and "Leave"?

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Rose Byrne To Cast "Townies" and "Leave"?

Rose Byrne ("Bridesmaids") is said to be in negotiations for two upcoming comedies - Nicholas Stoller's "Townies" at Universal Pictures, and Shawn Levy's "This Is Where I Leave You" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

"Townies" is an R-rated comedy that follows a rivalry between a member of an alpha male-filled college fraternity (Zac Efron) and a local family man (Seth Rogen) who lives right nearby.

Byrne would play Rogen's wife. That project is scheduled to begin filming this Spr ...