CAA Media Finance holds the North American sales rights for “Who Invited Charlie?”
The film will have its world market premiere at TIFF via CAA and Lon Haber & Co.
“Who invited Charlie?” with Jordana Brewster (“Fast & Furious 7”) as Rosie, Adam Pally (“Happy Endings”) as Charlie, Reid Scott (“Veep”) as Phil, and Dylan Penn (“Flag Day”) as Jess.
The film stars Scott as Phil Schreiber, a hedge fund manager, who flees to the Hamptons with his wife Rosie and the couple’s son as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads. Things take a strange turn when Schreiber’s roommate Charlie (Pally) shows up with not entirely altruistic intentions. While Charlie is popular with Schreiber’s wife and son, he’s also the bearer of some of the duo’s darkest college secrets.
“As Charlie feels at home, secrets are revealed that threaten to do more harm than the virus they’re all hiding from,” the logline reads.
Xosha Roquemore (“The Mindy Project”) and Peter Dager round out the cast.
Nicholas Schutt (“Outer Banks”) wrote the screenplay.
“Who invited Charlie?” will next play at the New York Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Jason Dubin (“The Babysitters”), Perry Street Films and Nicholas Schutt are producing. David Frankel (“Devil Wears Prada”) is exec. producing alongside Jordana Brewster and Adam Pally. Manrique and Scott produce.
Brewster is represented by Liz York at Principal Entertainment and Tracy Brennan and Jamie Feld at CAA; Pally is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment and UTA; Scott is represented by Gersh, Impression Entertainment and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher; Penn is represented by Heather Nunn at Anonymous Content and Tracy Brennan and Andrea Weintraub at CAA; Schutt is represented by LIT Entertainment, Verve and attorney, Stephen Clark; Roquemore is represented by UTA and Authentic Talent; Dager is represented by Namoff & Company and The Gersh Agency.
Watch the trailer below: