Jay Hernandez, Melonie Diaz, Alfred Molina, Mercedes Ruehl, Luis Guzman and Vanessa Ferlito are joining Overture’s ensemble family comedy to “Humboldt Park” says The Hollywood Reporter.
The script, written by Rick Najera, Alison Swan and Ted Perkins-Lopez, follows a family reunion during the holidays in the Chicago neighborhood of Humboldt Park. John Leguizamo and Freddy Rodriguez already have been cast as brothers in the clan.
Molina is the father who owns a bodega, and Hernandez plays a friend of the family who works there. Diaz is a former lover of Rodriguez’s character and friends with the clan’s daughter (Ferlito). Ruehl is the matriarch.
Directed by Alfredo De Villa. Shooting is set to begin February 13th in Chicago.