Justin Bartha, Rose Leslie and Gina Rodriguez Join Ray Liotta in STICKY NOTES Film
Rose Leslie, Justin Bartha and Gina Rodriguez have joined Ray Liotta in the cast of STICKY NOTES, the directorial debut of screenwriter Amanda Harlib. The film, which is currently lensing in New Orleans, Louisiana is produced by Katie Mustard (SHELTER, WE'LL NEVER HAVE PARIS) and Joe Jenckes (MARGIN CALL, KILL YOUR DARLINGS) under the Mustard & Co. production banner.
STICKY NOTES is the story of an emotionally detached back-up dancer named Athena (Leslie), who must return home to Florida to help care for her estranged father, Jack (Liotta), after he gets diagnosed with cancer. There she must contend with Jack's irresponsible lifestyle while looking after six year old Honey Bunny who is only beginning to grasp the err in Jack's ways.
Harlib most recently adapted the novel SORTA LIKE A ROCKSTAR by Matthew Quick (author of Silver Linings Playbook) for Gotham Group, which is set up with Temple Hill at Fox Searchlight. She has also worked as a writer on the in-development CLUELESS 2 for Paramount. Additionally, she is the creator of the web series HAUTE & BOTHERED, which ran on Teen.com for 2 years and was sponsored by LG.
Leslie can currently be seen on the hit HBO series GAME OF THRONES and was a regular on DOWNTON ABBEY. She stars in the current indie festival hit HONEYMOON which premiered at SXSW and played at the Tribeca Film Festival this year. Magnolia Pictures has worldwide rights to the film. Gina Rodriguez was named in The Hollywood Reporter's "Top 35 Latinos under 35" list and was also was a breakout star at Sundance 2012 for FILLY BROWN. She currently is starring in the upcoming TV series JANE THE VIRGIN. Justin Bartha is best known for his roles in THE HANGOVER trilogy and the NATIONAL TREASURE series and was most recently a series regular on FOX's THE NEW NORMAL.