JULIA ROBERTS, JENNIFER ANISTON, KATE HUDSON AND JASON SUDEIKIS ALSO STAR
OPEN ROAD FILMS WILL RELEASE MOTHER’S DAY APRIL 29, 2016
Timothy Olyphant (Justified, upcoming film Snowden), Shay Mitchell (Pretty Little Liars, upcoming film MF, author of upcoming novel Bliss), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland, The Longest Ride), Jack Whitehall (UK’s Bad Education series), Aasif Mandvi (The Brink, The Daily Show) and Loni Love (The Real, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2) have joined the ensemble cast of MOTHER’S DAY, the romantic comedy from director Garry Marshall that is currently in production in Atlanta. Olyphant, Mitchell, Whitehall, Mandvi, Robertson and Love join cast members Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis.
The MOTHER’S DAY script was written by Anya Kochoff-Romano and Lily Hollander, Matt Walker and Tom Hines.
Olyphant plays Henry, the ex-husband of Aniston’s character, Sandy. Mitchell will play Tina, Henry’s new bouncy, beautiful wife, who wants nothing more than to be the perfect stepmom to Henry and Sandy’s children. Robertson plays Kristin, a slightly neurotic new mother to a one-year-old girl. Whitehall will play Zack, an aspiring standup comedian and boyfriend of Robertson’s character Kristin. Mandvi is Russell, a successful doctor and husband of Hudson’s character Jesse. Love plays Kimberly, a friend of Bradley’s (Sudeikis) and a mom herself.
MOTHER’S DAY is being produced by Wayne Rice and Gulfstream Pictures’ Mike Karz along with Daniel Diamond and Brandt Andersen.
The film started shooting in Atlanta August 18, 2015.
Open Road Films will release MOTHER’S DAY wide on April 29, 2016.
ABOUT OPEN ROAD FILMS
Open Road Films is a leading, independent, theatrical motion picture company, releasing a diverse slate of star-driven films which has included multiple #1 releases. It was founded in 2011 by AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC) and Regal Entertainment Group (Regal), the two largest theatrical exhibition companies in the United States. Open Road and its lenders recently extended the company's $100,000,000 credit facility through 2018.
Current and past releases include: Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, which took the #1 spot at the box-office during its opening week and received an Oscar® nomination for Best Original Screenplay, along with a Golden Globe nomination – it was named one of the best films of 2014 by the AFI and National Board of Review and top critics nationwide; the hit film Chef,written by, directed by and starring Jon Favreau along with Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Oliver Platt, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey, Jr.; The Nut Job, which opened to over $25 million at the box office as the highest ever opening for an independent animated film; The Grey, directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, which opened #1 at the box office; End Of Watch, directed by David Ayer and starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña, which opened #1 at the box office; Rosewater, written and directed by Jon Stewart; A Haunted House starring Marlon Wayans; and Side Effects, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Channing Tatum.
Upcoming releases include: Rock The Kasbah (10/23/2015), starring Bill Murray along with Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride and Scott Caan, directed by Barry Levinson; Snowden (12/25/15), written and directed by Oliver Stone starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley; Spotlight (11/6/15), directed by Thomas McCarthy, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Brian D’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci; Fifty Shades Of Black (1/29/16), starring Marlon Wayans; Triple Nine, a thriller directed by John Hillcoat starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Gal Gadot, Norman Reedus, Teresa Palmer and Clifton Collins, Jr. (3/4/16); Sleepless Night, starring Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan; Bleed for This, starring Miles Teller, Katey Sagal and Aaron Eckhart, directed by Ben Younger; and Blazing Samurai (4/14/2017).
ABOUT GULFSTREAM PICTURES
Gulfstream Pictures is a Warner Bros.-based development, financing and production company focused on making tentpole films. Headed by Mike Karz and Bill Bindley, the company was formed in 2012, and is funded by Korea-based 3D stereoscopic leader Redrover Co., Ltd., and a consortium of U.S. private equity funds.
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