Kingsley Enjoys The Wackness

Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Olivia Thirlby and Method Man are joining the indie comedy “The Wackness” for Occupant Films.

Set in New York in summer 1994, the greatest year in hip-hop, the story revolves around a troubled teenage drug dealer (Peck) who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist (Kingsley) intent on living his life to the fullest.

The two form an unlikely friendship, but things get complicated when the kid falls for the doctor’s daughter (Thirlby).

Jonathan Levine (“All the Boys Love Mandy Lane”) penned and will direct with shooting to take place in New York.