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Chandler, Winstead feeling ‘Spectacular Now’

Indie also adds Odenkirk, Royo to cast

Kyle Chandler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Bob Odenkirk and Andre Royo have joined the cast of James Ponsoldt’s “The Spectacular Now,” which Andrew Lauren Prods. (“The Squid and the Whale”) has come on to fully finance.

A co-production among Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps, Global Produce and ALP, pic stars Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller and Brie Larson, while Kaitlyn Dever, Masam Holden and Dayo Okeniyi are set to round out the cast.

Adapted from Tim Tharp’s novel by scribes Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (“500 Days of Summer”), the tale follows a high school senior (Teller) and the mercurial introvert he attempts to “save” from life as a social outcast (Woodley). Script was voted to the 2009 Black List.

Tom McNulty and Shawn Levy are producing with Michelle Krumm and Andrew Lauren. Neustadter and Weber will exec produce alongside Marc Shmuger, Matthew Medlin and Ruth Mutch. 21 Laps execs Billy Rosenberg and Dan Cohen are also expected to be involved in a producing capacity.

The Exchange is onboard to sell foreign rights. UTA is handling domestic rights. Production is under way in Athens, Ga.

Andrew Lauren Prods. is fast-tracking the development of several projects including two co-productions and actively developing TV projects. Moving forward, the company will focus on bolstering its development slate as well as looking at producing and financing opportunities.

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