Glenn Close, Frank Langella Join Indie Romantic Comedy 5 TO 7
The film from Mockingbird Pictures and Demarest Films and set to be directed by MAD MEN's Victor Levin, will begin production in New York City next month. Berenice Marlohe, Lambert Wilson, and Olivia Thirlby have also signed deals to join Anton Yelchin in the film.
5 TO 7 follows "an aspiring novelist (Yelchin) who has an extra marital affair with the beautiful wife (Marlohe) of a French diplomat. Cultures, world views, personal ethics and dietary preferences clash as love deepens."
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Two-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close appeared on Broadway in The Real Thing, Death and the Maiden, Sunset Boulevard, and Barnum. Her many film credits include Albert Nobbs, Dangerous Liaisons, Fatal Attraction, The Natural, The Big Chill, and The World According to Garp. She received two Emmy Awards for her role on TV's Damages.
Langella recently starred in the big screen's Robot & Frank. He will next be seen in the Stephen Frears' Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight for HBO in 2014. He recently finished production on Grace of Monaco opposite Nicole Kidman and the indie film, Parts Per Billion opposite Gena Rowlands and Rosario Dawson.
The actor starred in the film version of Frost/Nixon, for which he received an Oscar nomination and won a Tony Award for his performance in the stage play of the same name. His other film credits include Unknown, All Good Things, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Starting Out in the Evening, Good Night, and Good Luck, Dracula, and The Twelve Chairs.
Veteran of the Great White Way, Langella has appeared on Broadway in Man and Boy, A Man For All Seasons, Frost/Nixon, Match, Fortune's Fool, Present Laughter, The Father, Sherlock's Last Case, Hurlyburly, Design For Living, Passion, Amadeus, Dracula, Seascape, A Cry of Players and Yerma. He has also played Off-Broadway in The Visit, among many more credits.
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