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Mis-Fits is the upcoming L.D. Napier official directorial debut and a story of a “necro-detective,” who searches for peoples lost and or dead relatives.
Cinematographer Affonso Beato (The Queen) and production designer Richard Hoover (Dead Man Walking) have also climbed aboard for the project, while Ingrid Michaelson is set to write an original song for the film with music by M. Ward.
Napier previously directed the documentaries The Incremental Injury and Every 21 Seconds: Or Why I Scream at the Refrigerator.
But, we still guess that this could be something quite interesting. »
Guy Pearce, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Seymour Cassel, Cloris Leachman, and Virginie Ledoyen have been cast in author-playwright L.D. Napier’s directorial debut Mis-Fits. According to Variety, the comedy centers on a ‘necro-detective’ who goes in search of people’s lost dead relatives.” I assume he always comes back with bad news. Producer Doug Claybourne says that Mis-Fits “is a wacky comedy in the tone of Harold and Maude“.
Filming is set to begin in May with Affonso Beato (The Queen) on board as cinematographer and Richard Hoover (Dead Man Walking) attached as production designer. Ingrid Michaelson will write an original song for the movie with music by M. Ward. Napier previously directed the documentaries The Incremental Injury and Every 21 Seconds: Or Why I Scream at the Refrigerator. Pearce recently co-starred in the critically acclaimed Animal Kingdom and The King’s Speech. »
- Matt Goldberg
Guy Pearce is one of the Mis-Fits Author and playwright L.D. Napier is set to make her directorial debut with the outrageous comedy Mis-Fits, which just landed Guy Pearce and Cloris Leachman as its two leads. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Seymour Cassel, Virginie Ledoyen, and Catalina Sandino Moreno have also come aboard the project.
L.D. Napier wrote the screenplay, which is being compared to Harold and Maude. The plot revolves around a group of 'necro-detectives'; Private Investigators who track down people's lost or considered dead relatives.
Affonso Beato, the cinematographer behind The Queen, has come aboard the project, as has production designer Richard Hoover. Ingrid Michaelson is teaming with M. Ward to write and produce an original song for Mis-Fits.
The quintet of actors has been cast in author-playwright L.D. Napier's directorial debut, an original comedy that she also wrote. Doug Claybourne will produce through his Make It Happen Prods., with filming scheduled to begin in May.
"Mis-Fits" tells the story of a "necro-detective" who goes in search of people's lost, dead relatives.
Cinematographer Affonso Beato ("The Queen") and production designer Richard Hoover ("Dead Man Walking") have joined the crew, and Ingrid Michaelson will write an original song for the film with music by M. Ward.
Icm, which reps Claybourne, is also repping sales for the film.
- By Jay A. Fernandez
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