Adam Brody, Catherine Keener and Allison Janney are in negotiations to join the long-gestating indie family dramedy “The Oranges” says The Hollywood Reporter.
Hugh Laurie plays a man who engages in a romantic relationship with the daughter (Leighton Meester) of a family friend. Brody plays the son of Laurie’s character who also falls for Meester’s character.
Keener and Janney play Brody’s mother and Meester’s mother respectively. Alia Shawkat is also in talks to play Brody’s sister. Ian Helfer and Jay Reiss penned the script.
Julian Farino is directing while Anthony Bregman, Glen Basner and Leslie Urdang are producing. Shooting kicks off at the end of the month in New York.