Robbins to star, helm indie 'Man Under'

Tim Robbins has come on to star and direct the indie “Man Under” with Michelle Pfeiffer and Chloe Moretz on board to star as well.

In the vein of “American Beauty” and “The Royal Tenenbaums,” pic follows a Yonkers family whose lives are changed forever when a photo of them ends up in the Museum of Modern Art.

Ann Cherkis wrote the screenplay.

Alexandra Milchan via her EMJAG Productions, Scott Lambert from Film 360 and Aimee Peyronnet will produce.

UTA Independent Film Group is arranging the financing and representing the film for sale.

On the directing front, the UTA and 3 Arts repped Robbins most recently helmed an episode of HBO’s “Treme.” The WME and 3 Arts repped Moretz is currently filming the Universal pic “Kick-Ass 2.”

Pfeiffer, who is repped by CAA and Management 360 was last seen in the DreamWorks pic “People Like Us.”

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