Co-scripted with Orci and Jody Lambert, the story centers on a twenty-something fast-talking business man (Pine) who, after the death of his father, must deliver $150,000 in cash to the alcoholic sister (Banks) he didn’t know he had, and her son, a 12-year-old with major anger management issues. The film will bow in theaters on June 29th and hopefully lives up to its promise -- we had touted it as a potential award season dark horse last year. Jon Favreau, Mark Duplass and Philip Baker Hall also co-star with A.R. Rahman on board for scoring duties.
"People Like Us" isn't the only Olivia Wilde-starrer that has undergone a title change. Formerly known as "Blackbird" or "Kin," Stefan Ruzowitzky's latest English-language effort is now known as "Deadfall." The film has been described as a "modern interpretations of the American north" and stars Wilde and Eric Bana as a brother and sister team of thieves on the run after killing a state trooper, who collide with an ex-boxer, played by Charlie Hunnam.
Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Sissy Spacek and Kate Mara co-star in Ruzowitzky's follow up to 2008 Foreign Lauguage Oscar nominee "The Counterfeiters." No release date has been set as of yet. [Deadline/Variety]