Production is gearing up to begin on the romantic drama Look of Love, and Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams, Amy Brenneman and Jess Weixler have been announced as the cast. The film centers on a widow (Bening) who, several years after the death of her husband, meets a man (Harris) who looks exactly like her deceased spouse. No details are given regarding Williams’’ role, but Weixler will play Bening’s daughter. Arie Posin (The Chumscrubber) will direct the pic from a script he co-wrote with Matthew McDuffie, and production is set to begin on April 9th in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA (April 4, 2012)–Academy Award-nominated actors Annette Bening and Ed Harris, and Academy Award-winner Robin Williams will be joined by Amy Brenneman and Jess Weixler in Arie Posin’s romantic drama LOOK OF LOVE. Posin is directing the project that he co-wrote with scribe Matthew McDuffie. Mockingbird Pictures’ Julie Lynn and Bonnie Curtis are producers. Principal photography begins shooting in Los Angeles on April 9.
The majority of financing for the project was found in Dallas, Texas, where Curtis and Lynn previously sourced funds for the critically acclaimed ALBERT NOBBS, which earned three Academy Award nominations this past season including Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Glenn Close.
LOOK OF LOVE is the story of a widow named Nikki (Bening) who, several years after the loss of her husband Garrett, meets a man named Tom (Harris) who looks exactly like her deceased spouse. Suddenly, a flood of old feelings rush back to her and she realizes she’s met the love of her life….again. The film is a romantic story filled with humor, surprise, and reflections on the mystery of love. Weixler will play Bening’s daughter in the picture.
Goya Award-winning Antonio Riestra is the Director of Photography. Jeannine Oppewall is production designer while Judianna Makovsky is costume designer; both of whom have been nominated for multiple Academy Awards.
CAA/WME are co-representing North American rights. Exclusive Media is handling international sales and will be actively selling the title at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.