Catherine Keener and John Malkovich are attached to star in Jesse Peretz’s new family drama “What’s This S%^@ Called Love?” reports The Los Angeles Times.
Set in Cambridge, Massachusettes during the 1980s, the story follows a teenage boy who’s contemplating coming out. But in a twist, his ultra-progressive family actually wants to celebrate the boy’s newfound sexuality, while all the boy wants is to be left alone.
Keener and Malkovich would play the parents. If the two actors sign on, this would be their first appearance on-screen together since “Being John Malkovich” in 1999.
Peretz (“My Idiot Brother”) wrote the script and is currently seeking financing on the project. Tim Perell (“Last Chance Harvey,” “The Rebound”) is producing.