Ed Helms (Collectively Collectively) and McG (The Babysitter) have boarded the Netflix physique swap comedy Family Leave, impressed by New York Occasions bestselling writer Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s guide, Bedtime for Mommy. Helms will star alongside the beforehand introduced Jennifer Garner, with McG serving because the mission’s director and producer.
The movie first introduced again in February of 2021 follows Jess and Invoice Walker, who’re doing their greatest to maintain their household related as their youngsters get older, extra impartial, and extra distant. When an opportunity encounter with an astrological reader causes the household to get up to a full physique change, on the morning of a very powerful day of every of their lives, can the Walkers unite to land a promotion, faculty interview, report deal and soccer tryout?
Household Depart is a continuation of McG’s latest work with Netflix on titles like The Babysitter, Holidate, the Tall Lady pics and the upcoming dystopian fantasy Uglies starring Joey King, amongst others. Adam Sztykiel (Black Adam, Scoob!) is writing the newest draft of the script — working from a screenplay by Victoria Strouse. Producers are Lawrence Gray and Ben Everard for Gray Matter Productions, Nicole King Solaka for Linden Leisure, Garner, and McG and Mary Viola for Wonderland. David Hyman and Jason Brian Rosenthal are serving as government producers.
Helms just lately co-created and wrote (with Mike Schur and Sierra Teller Ornelas) Peacock’s comedy sequence Rutherford Falls, additionally co-hosting and exec producing the streamer’s hybrid comedy True Story with Ed & Randall alongside Randall Park. The actor and comic has just lately appeared in huge display screen titles together with Nikole Beckwith’s critically acclaimed Sundance romantic comedy, Collectively Collectively, reverse Patti Harrison; Espresso & Kareem reverse Taraji P. Henson; and Patrick Brice’s Company Animals reverse Demi Moore. Different notable credit embody The Workplace, The Day by day Present, The Hangover trilogy, Tag, Trip, Chappaquiddick, and The Pretend Information with Ted Nelms, for which he obtained the 2019 WGA Award for Finest Comedy/Selection Particular.
Further previous function directing credit for McG embody The Babysitter: Killer Queen, Rim of the World, 3 Days to Kill, This Means Struggle, Terminator Salvation, We Are Marshall, Charlie’s Angels, and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle. Notable latest credit for the director-producer on the tv aspect embody The Winchesters and Turner & Hooch.
Helms is represented by UTA, Artists First, and Schreck Rose Dapello; McG by WME, Leisure 360 and Sloane, Supply, Weber & Dern.