EXCLUSIVE: the bear actor Ebon Moss-Bachrach has joined Jennifer Lawrence in Sony Pictures’ R-rated comedy, No strong emotionsby filmmaker Gene Stupnitsky.
The pic follows Lawrence as a scoundrel who is hired by a wealthy couple to befriend their socially awkward child. Disney+/Broadway star Andrew Barth Feldman plays the kid; her parents are played by Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti, as Deadline first reported.
Moss-Bachrach credits include Hulu The stallHBO Emmy Award winner GirlsHBO John AdamsFX damageand Marvel’s Netflix series The Punisher, alongside Jon Bernthal. He recently teamed up with Girls designer Lena Dunham for her feature film pointed stick. He also stars in Disney+/Lucasfilm’s Tony Gilroy star wars series Andor. Moss-Bachrach recently joined Sarah Paulson in the cast of Searchlight’s upcoming feature Dust. He is replaced by UTA, Sue Leibman/Barking Dog Entertainment and Peikoff-Mahan.
No strong emotions is written by Stupnitsky & John Phillips. Alex Saks, Marc Provissiero, Naomi Odenkirk, Lawrence and Justine Ciarrocchi are producing. John Phillips is executive producer.
The film will be released in theaters on June 16, 2023.