Thesps confirmed for indie dark comedy

Allison Janney, Oliver Platt, Alia Shawkat, Adam Brody and Sam Rosen have been confirmed to join the cast of indie dark comedy “The Oranges.”

Thesps will appear alongside Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener and Leighton Meester in the movie about a man (Laurie) who begins an affair with the daughter (Meester) of the family who lives across the street.

Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Leslie Urdang and Dean Vanech of Olympus Pictures produce, with Olympus (“Adam,” “Rabbit Hole”) financing.

“Oranges” is currently being shot in Gotham with Julian Farino at the helm of a script by Jay Reiss and Ian Helfer.

CAA and WME co-represent the pic’s North American rights while Film Nation reps international rights.

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