EXCLUSIVE: You and The Haunting Of Bly Manor star Victoria Pedretti, Jurassic World star Judy Greer, and Mad Men actor Rich Sommer have joined the cast of coming-of-age movie The Book Of Jobs, which is due to start principal photography tomorrow in Tulsa and Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Newcomer Abigail Donaghy (Bupkis) is joining in the lead role of “teen Claudia”, with Lola Flanery (The 100) also joining the previously announced Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts).
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The movie follows a girl growing up in Silicon Valley in the shadow of Steve Jobs’ triumphant return to Apple, and his outsized influence on her imagination, ambitions and relationships.
Written and to-be-directed by Kayci Lacob, Pedretti joins the cast in the role of “adult Claudia”, alongside Greer as Claudia’s mother, and Sommer as the father.
Tom Nunan is producing for Bull’s Eye Entertainment. Talia Bella and Randy Wayne are executive-producing for Rebellium Films alongside Matthew Shreder for Concourse Media which represents worldwide rights. Also executive-producing is Sara E. White.
The film has a Cherokee Film Office rebate and recently received another from the State of Oklahoma’s Film and Music office.
“We’re thrilled to have such a prolific and talented group of actors on board and look forward to seeing them bring these wonderful characters to life,” said Nunan.
Judy Greer is represented by CAA and Artists First LA; Rich Sommer is represented by Innovative Artists; Victoria Pedretti is repped by CAA and Entertainment 360; Donaghy is with Stewart Talent and Lil Angels New York while Lola Flanery is with Buchwald.
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