First Synopsis for Sci-Fi Comedy CONVENTION, Starring Ben Kingsley, Jennifer Aniston, and Mark Duplass

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The sci-fi comedy genre is one that’s incredibly tricky to pull off, but director Justin Reardon will certainly give it his best shot with the upcoming Convention.  We already knew that Ben Kingsley, Jennifer Aniston, and Mark Duplass were set to star in the film, but K5 International made it official today with a press release that also includes an intriguing full synopsis for the pic.  The story centers around a box convention, at which an intrepid inventor (Duplass) premieres his creation: a five-sided box.  His revolutionary design seems destined to turn the world of folded boxes on its end until he learns that his production process alters the space-time continuum.

Kingsley is set to play a “maniacal box magnate” appropriately named Bobby Schroedinger (I see what you did there), and Reardon just recently wrapped his debut feature, A Many Splintered Thing starring Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan.  Hit the jump to read the full synopsis for Convention.  Production will get underway this summer.

Sir Ben Kingsley and Mark Duplass Star in Sci-Fi Comedy CONVENTION; Jennifer Aniston Circling Role

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Now that convention season is officially upon us, it seems appropriate to turn our sights to the most anticipated of all conventions: the national box convention.  That’s right my friends, Sir Ben Kingsley (Hugo) and Mark Duplass (Safety Not Guaranteed) will star in the indie pic, Convention, a sci-fi comedy centered around a box convention, at which an intrepid inventor (Duplass) premieres his creation: a five-sided box.  His revolutionary design seems destined to turn the world of folded boxes on its end until  he learns that his production process alters the space-time continuum.  Commercial director Justin Reardon will make his feature debut in Convention, with a script from Christopher Painter.  Hit the jump for more on Convention.

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