Thirlby also in negotiations for indie drama

Exclusive: Rosemarie DeWitt, John Krasinski and Olivia Thirlby are in negotiations to star in “Nobody Walks,” the indie drama that Ry Russo-Young (“You Won’t Miss Me”) is directing from a script she co-wrote with indie darling Lena Dunham (“Tiny Furniture”).

Told over the course of one week, story follows a Los Angeles family who invite a young, charismatic artist into their home, only to find her disrupting their lives.

Jonathan Schwartz (“Like Crazy”) is producing with his Super Crispy Films partner Andrea Sperling, as well as Alicia van Couvering.

Production is scheduled to start at the end of May in Los Angeles.

DeWitt was last seen playing Ben Affleck’s wife in John Wells’ drama “The Company Men.” She currently stars on Showtime’s “United States of Tara,” and just finished filming Disney’s “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.”

Krasinski next stars in Luke Greenfield’s romantic comedy “Something Borrowed,” and “The Office” thesp recently wrapped Universal’s “Everybody Loves Whales” with Drew Barrymore.

Thirlby will soon be seen opposite Emile Hirsch in Summit’s “The Darkest Hour.” Thesp just completed Lionsgate’s “Dredd” and is currently filming Paul Weitz’s adaptation of “Another Bullshit Night in Suck City” for Focus Features.

DeWitt is repped by ICM and manager Troy Nankin of Wishlab Inc. Thirlby is repped by 3 Arts Entertainment and Management 360, while CAA reps Krasinski.

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