Jessica Williams And Chris O’Dowd Team Up For James Strouse Comedy (EXCLUSIVE)

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〉They will also be joined by Master of None’s Noël Wells.

The trifecta of , Chris O’Dowd, and Noël Wells have signed on to star in an upcoming . will be directing and writing the indie romantic comedy.

In New York, lead character Jessica is an aspiring playwright who’s working on getting over a recent break-up when she meets Boone, who’s in the midst of a similar situation. They wind up becoming friends as they go through this difficult time together, ultimately realizing they like each other a lot more than they initially thought.

The film is in development at Beachside Films, with Michael Clark and Alex Turtletaub producing. Filming is expected to start this fall.

Strouse is the director and writer behind movies like People, Places & Things (which Williams also appeared in) and The Winning Season. He also wrote John Krasinski’s upcoming film, The Hollars.

Williams is best known for her role as a correspondent on The Daily Show, which she recently left to pursue her own untitled project at Comedy Central. O’Dowd first came onto the scene with his role in the series The IT Crowd, and has since been seen in films like St. Vincent and Calvary. Wells was part of the 2013-14 season of Saturday Night Live, and recently appeared on Netflix’s Master of None.

Strouse is repped by ICM and .
Williams is repped by and .
O’Dowd is repped by , , and .
Wells is repped by , ICM, and .

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