Ray Liotta, Jean Smart set for Arteta comedy
Steve Buscemi, Ray Liotta, Jean Smart and M. Emmet Walsh have joined Michael Cera in “Youth in Revolt,” the Miguel Arteta-directed comedy for Dimension Films.Pic is based on the C.D. Payne novel, which was adapted by Gustin Nash, Arteta and Cera. David Permut is producing, and Steve Longi is co-producing with Miranda Freiberg. “Youth in Revolt” is one of TWC’s priority titles at Cannes, where the company is selling overseas territories on that film, “Piranha 3-D,” “All Good Things” and “Shanghai.” Cera plays teenager Nick Twisp, who meets the girl of his dreams on a family vacation and destroys the trip trying to be with her. Buscemi, who plays the teen’s father, most recently directed and starred in “Interview” and is recording a lead voice in Disney’s “G-Force.” He just finished shooting the Florian Gallenberger-directed “John Rabe.”
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