Virginia Madsen will star opposite Kevin Spacey as his ex-wife in indie comedy “Father of Invention.”
Pic will be produced by Trigger Street Prods.’ Spacey and Dana Brunetti plus Jonathan Krane and Ken Barbet.
Trent Cooper directs from a script he wrote with Krane and Nichole Beatty. Scott Lumpkin exec produces. Lensing is under way.
“Father of Invention” centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry. After eight years in federal prison, he returns to discover his ex-wife has spent his fortune and remarried.
Camilla Belle, Heather Graham and Craig Robison also star.
Madsen recently produced the documentary “I Know a Woman Like That,” directed by her mother, Elaine Madsen, and appears in the upcoming Hilary Swank starrer “Amelia.”