Alex, Emily, and their son, RJ, have recently moved to Los Angeles’ Eastside from Seattle. Feeling lost in a new city, they are desperate to find their first new friends. After a chance meeting with Kurt at the neighborhood park, they gladly agree to join family pizza night at the home. But as it gets later and the kids go to bed, the family “playdate” becomes increasingly more revealing and bizarre as the couples begin to open up.
Jason Schwartzman (Kurt)
Jason Schwartzman made his motion picture acting debut for Wes Anderson, starring opposite Bill Murray as Max Fischer in the acclaimed comedy, “Rushmore.” Since that auspicious debut, he has continued to collaborate with Anderson on “The Darjeeling Limited” (which the pair wrote with Roman Coppola); the short film “Hotel Chevalier”; his animated feature, “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (for which he contributed his vocal talents); “Moonrise Kingdom”, which set a new record at the specialty box for best limited indie debut of all time, and, “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” which won the 2015 Golden Globe for best comedy or musical.
Schwartzman can currently be seen in Tribeca Film’s dark comedy “Listen Up Philip,” co-starring Elisabeth Moss and Krysten Ritter and directed by Alex Ross Perry. Schwartzman co-stars Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz in the anticipated Tim Burton biographical drama “Big Eyes.”
His other movie credits include Judd Apatow’s “Funny People”; Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”; Sofia Coppola’s “Marie Antoinette” alongside Kirsten Dunst AND David O. Russell’s “I Heart Huckabees” to name a few. The Los Angeles native serves as a co-creator/excutive producer and writer of the new amazon series, “Mozart in the Jungle” which stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Malcom McDowell and Saffron Burrows, which is set in the cutthroat world of the New York Philharmonic. Jason also starred for three seasons as Jonathan Ames on HBO’s acclaimed, Brooklyn-based series, “Bored to Death,” which also starred Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis.
Taylor Schilling (Emily)
Taylor Schilling may be seen in the new Netflix original series, “Orange is the New Black,” as the lead Piper Chapman. Based on Piper Kerman’s memoir, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” the series follows Piper (Schilling), an engaged Brooklynite whose decade-old relationship with a drug-runner in college results in her arrest and multi-year detention in a federal penitentiary. The third season of the series will premiere in 2015. Schilling has earned two Golden Globe nominations for her performance in the series.
Schilling currently stars in the Classic Stage Company production of “A Month in the Country,” opposite Peter Dinklage. The limited engagement play will run until February 22, 2015.
Additional film credits include: Argo, The Overnight, The Lucky One, Stay, and Dark Matter.
Taylor grew up in Massachusetts and graduated in 2006 from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting. She entered New York University’s Graduate.
Acting Program and left after her second year to pursue her acting career, landing the lead role of Veronica Flanagan Callahan on NBC’s “Mercy” within four months.
She currently resides in New York City.
Adam Scott (Alex)
Adam Scott has crafted a truly diverse and distinguished career. Though he began primarily as a dramatic actor, he has displayed great versatility and depth and built an equally impressive comedy resume.
Scott stars in NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe nominated comedy “Parks and Recreation” opposite Amy Poehler, which recently returned for a seventh and final season. He also starred in the Starz original series “Party Down,” which has since gained a cult following. Scott produced it alongside Executive Producers Paul Rudd, Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge and John Enbom.
On the big screen, Scott will next star in Hot Tub Time Machine 2, set for release this February. He will also be seen in Black Mass opposite Johnny Depp and Sleeping with Other People, a romantic comedy that also stars Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie and Amanda Peet, which will also premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Scott received critical acclaim for his work in The Vicious Kind, earning a nomination for Best Actor at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2010. He won Best Performance at the 2009 Sidewalk Film Festival and Best Actor at the 2009 Strasbourg Film Festival. Additional credits include The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, A.C.O.D, Friends with Kids, and Step Brothers. Scott has a production company with his wife Naomi Scott called Gettin’ Rad Productions, and they recently signed a development deal with Universal Television. In addition to The Overnight, they produced a series of specials for Adult Swim called “The Greatest Event in Television History.”
Scott currently resides in Los Angeles.
Judith Godrèche (Charlotte)
Critically acclaimed International actress Judith Godrèche has been recognized with several Cesar Award nominations for her outstanding and varied performances over the last years. Godrèche was last seen in STOKER opposite Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode. She recently completed Heidi Greensmith’s WINTER. She is currently developing “Butterflies in November” – she will be writing and directing the project.
Godrèche first made her mark in the US starring opposite Leo Dicaprio in “The Man with the Iron Mask” wowing audiences and critics alike. Additional credits include the acclaimed comedy by François Ozon’s POTICHE opposite Catherine Deneuve and Gérard Depardieu. “L’ete Prochain,” “Les Mendiants,” “La Meridienne,” “Les Saisons Du Plaisir,” “Un Éte D’orage,” “Son’s,” “La Fille De Quinze Ans,” “La Desenchantee” (for which she received a Cesar Award nomination for ‘Most Promising Actress’), “Ferdyduke,” “Paris S’Eveille,” “La Nouvelle Vie,” “Tango,” “Grande Petite,” “Beaumarchais,” “Ridicule,” “Bimboland,” “L’homme Au Masque De Fer,” “Entropy,” “Quicksand,” “Parlez-Moi D’Amour,” “L’auberge Espangnole” (for which she received a Cesar Award nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actress,’), “South Kensington,” “France Boutique” (for which she received a Cesar Award nomination for ‘Best Supporting Actress’), “Tu Vas Rire Mais Je Te Quitte,” “Tout Pour Plaire,” “Papa,” “Je Veux Pas Que Tu T’en Ailles,” “Home Sweet Home,” “Fais Moi Plaisir,” “Toutes Les Filles Pleurent” and “Holiday”.