×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Jerry Lewis to star in ‘Max Rose’

Actor joins indie drama for Lightstream Pictures

In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures.

Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall.

Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key moments in his life to unlock the mysteries of his marriage and family.

Lewis last toplined Martin Scorsese‘s 1983 pic “The King of Comedy,” and he had supporting roles in 1994’s “Arizona Dream“ and 1995’s “Funny Bones.”

Lightstream is headed by producer Lawrence Inglee and co-founder Paul Currie. Inglee is a former exec with Mark Gordon. He’s producing the upcoming drama “The Messenger.”

More Film

  • PETERLOO

    'Peterloo' DP Dick Pope on the Making of a Massacre

    In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures. Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall. “Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key […]

  • Alfonso Cuaron Roma Variety Cover Story

    Alfonso Cuaron Thrived on Chaos When He Shot His Own Memories for ‘Roma’

    In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures. Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall. “Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key […]

  • Ji Yong Kim Wins at EnergaCamerimage

    Ji Yong Kim Wins at EnergaCamerimage With 'The Fortress'

    In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures. Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall. “Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key […]

  • 'Fantastic Beasts 2' Box Office: Sequel

    'Fantastic Beasts 2' to Cast a Spell With $63 Million Launch

    In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures. Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall. “Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key […]

  • Bellingcat

    IDFA Film Review: 'Bellingcat – Truth in a Post-Truth World'

    In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures. Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall. “Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key […]

  • Speed Kills

    Film Review: 'Speed Kills'

    In his first leading role in more than 25 years, Jerry Lewis is set to star in indie drama “Max Rose” for Lightstream Pictures. Pic, to be directed by Daniel Noah from his own script, is set to go into production in Los Angeles this fall. “Max Rose” centers on a widower who revisits key […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content