Sam Robards On The Rebound

Sam Robards is set to play Catherine Zeta-Jones’ ex-husband in Bart Freundlich’s romantic comedy “The Rebound” for Film Department/Process Media says The Hollywood Reporter.

Robards’ character is shocked to discover that his ex is romantically involved with a younger man (Justin Bartha). The film is tentatively set for release next year.

Robards schedule is busy as he’s taking over the lead in the Broadway adaptation “Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps” starting July 8th. He most recently appeared as the father of Chace Crawford’s character on The CW’s “Gossip Girl.”