TheyCatherine Keener and Robin Wright Penn have signed on to Barry Levinson’s new comedy “What Just Happened?” says Reuters.
Based on an original screenplay by Art Linson, the story centers on a desperate movie producer (Robert De Niro) trying to survive the treachery of Hollywood and a broken second marriage.
Keener will play the head of the studio the producer is courting, while Wright Penn will portray the producer’s ex-wife.
Stanley Tucci, John Turturro and Kristen Stewart co-star. Bruce Willis and Sean Penn also will be featured in small roles, playing themselves.
Principal photography is set to begin this week in Los Angeles.