Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson To Star in 'You Are Here'George Roush |
'Mad Men' director Matt Weiner will be taking a small screen break from the popular television show about drinking, smoking, cheating on your spouse and advertising, to helm his first major motion picture that will star Zach Galifianakis and Owen Wilson.
erect direct (sorry) a new comedy called 'You Are Here.' According to Deadline, 'You Are Here' is about "a local weatherman and freewheeling bachelor (Wilson) and bi-polar man-child Ben (Galifianakis) who are childhood best friends who embark on a road trip home after Ben discovers his estranged father has passed away. Once there, Ben learns his eccentric father had big plans for him and he’s inherited a whole lot more than his father’s money. As Ben struggles with his new responsibilities, his friendship with Steve is tested by the complications of his inheritance, his sister’s ambition, and Steve’s desire to be with his father’s beautiful young widow."
Amy Poehler is in negotiations to co-star as the sister. Weiner, who also wrote the movie, is very excited to be given the chance to finally see it get made.
“This movie has been my passion for eight years and to see it come together with Owen and Zach and Amy is a dream come true. I can’t wait to get started because the movie is about everything I care about and I’m tired of reading it out loud to my friends.”
Shooting is expected to start in North Carolina in May.