Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes and John C. Reilly have joined the comedy “The Extra Man” reports Variety.
Based on a novel by Jonathan Ames, Kline plays a failed playwright who works as an escort for rich widows on the Upper East Side. He develops a mentor-student relationship with a troubled aspiring playwright (Dano).
Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (“The Nanny Diaries,” “American Splendor”) will direct and penned the script with the author. Production begins in February in New York.