Chenoweth, Modine join ‘Family’

Thesps to star in Benjamin Epps-helmed comedy

Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine and Olesya Rulin will star in the Benjamin Epps-helmed comedy “Family Weekend.”

Adam Saunders and Chris Aronoff of Footprint Features will produce the pic in association with the Bedford Falls Co.

Matt K. Turner-penned script centers around a 16-year-old who becomes fed up with her family’s lack of attention and decides to take her parents hostage.

Joey King (“Ramona and Beezus”) will also star alongside Eddie Hassell and Shirley Jones. Hassell recently appeared in “The Kids Are All Right.”

Shooting will begin in Detroit mid-month.

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