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Westfeldt’s ‘Kids’ begins shooting in N.Y.

Jon Hamm, Megan Fox star in indie feature

Principal photography has kicked off in Gotham on indie feature “Friends With Kids,” lining up a cast that includes Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, Adam Scott, Megan Fox, Kristen Wiig, Edward Burns, Maya Rudolph and Chris O’Dowd.

Written and directed by Westfeldt (“Kissing Jessica Stein”), pic centers on a group of friends whose lives are changed as the couples in the group begin to have children. Westfeldt and Scott play two singletons in the crowd, with Hamm, Wiig, Rudolph and O’Dowd among the pals with kids.

“Friends” is produced by Westfeldt and Hamm’s Points West Pictures and Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland’s Red Granite Pictures. Pic is the first for both production companies.

Also among the producers are Joshua Astrachan and Lucy Barzun Donnelly, both under their Locomotive banner, and Jake Kasdan. John Sloss and Mike Nichols exec produce.

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