Wiest, Shepard Get A “Darling Companion”

Dianne Wiest, Sam Shepard and Mark Duplass have joined the cast of Lawrence Kasdan’s “Darling Companion” says Risky Biz Blog.

The trio join Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Richard Jenkins and Elizabeth Moss who’ve just been cast in the tale of a mother who saves a bedraggled lost dog from the side of the freeway and forms a special bond with the rescued animal. When her distracted, self-involved husband who loses the dog after a wedding at their vacation home in the Rockies.

She enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious young woman in a frantic search which affects them all in unexpected and emotional ways. Shooting is scheduled to start in late September in Utah.