Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, Abbi Jacobson Starring in ‘Human People’

Michael Cera Tavi Gevinson Abbi Jacobson
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Abbi Jacobson (“Broad City”), Michael Cera and Tavi Gevinson are starring in Dustin Guy Defa’s ensemble drama “Human People.”

Production is underway in New York City about a variety of New York characters navigating personal relationships and unexpected problems over the course of one day. Also starring are Isiah Whitlock, Michaela Watkins, Ben Rosenfield, Buddy Durress, George Sample III, Bene Coopersmith and Philip Baker Hall.

Cera and Gevinson previously appeared together in a recent Broadway production of Kenneth Lonergan’s “This Is Our Youth.”

Jacobson, along with Ilana Glazer, is a co-creator, writer and star of “Broad City,” and will be seen in the Universal feature “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.”

Defa’s credits include “Bad Fever” and short films including “Person To Person,” “Lydia Hoffman Lydia Hoffman,” “Declaration of War” and “Family Nightmare.” The Film Society of Lincoln Center screened a retrospective of his short films this year.

“Human People” is produced by Sara Murphy, Toby Halbrooks and James M. Johnston and co-produced by Allison Rose Carter and Jon Read. Executive producers are Joe Swanberg, Eddie Linker and Peter Gilbert of Forager Films and Matthew Perniciaro and Michael Sherman of Bow and Arrow Entertainment, in association with Sailor Bear and Park Pictures.

UTA helped arrange financing and will rep the film along with Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers LLP.

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