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Red Band Trailer Watch: 'Friends with Kids'

Thompson on Hollywood By Justin Lowe | Thompson on Hollywood February 17, 2012 at 6:09AM

Remember “Kissing Jessica Stein”? Maybe not – screenwriter-actor Jennifer Westfeldt’s bi-curious indie family comedy was 11 years ago after all. Now she’s back again, adding director and producer to her resume with “Friends With Kids" (March 9). The film’s tag line "Love. Happiness. Kids. Pick two" kinda says it all.
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Friends with Kids
Friends with Kids

Remember “Kissing Jessica Stein”? Maybe not – screenwriter-actor Jennifer Westfeldt’s bi-curious indie family comedy was 11 years ago after all. Now she’s back again, adding director and producer to her resume with “Friends With Kids" (March 9). The film’s tag line "Love. Happiness. Kids. Pick two" kinda says it all.

The raunchy New York parenting comedy, starring partner Jon Hamm, Adam Scott and Kristen Wiig, sold to Roadside and Lionsgate at Toronto; here's the Red Band trailer. (Our festival review and round-up is here. And Cannes interview is here.)
 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.