Megan Stalter is ready to star reverse Jojo T. Gibbs and Manny Jacinto in Cora Bora, an indie darkish comedy from director Hannah Pearl Utt. In response to Deadline, this will probably be Stalter’s first main movie position. She beforehand appeared because the heist gear driver in Star-Crossed: The Movie, a companion movie to Kacey Musgraves’ Star-Crossed album, which was launched solely on Paramount+.
The comedy will give attention to Stalter’s titular character, Cora, a millennial and struggling musician. The movie will observe Cora as she travels dwelling to win her girlfriend again after realizing her open relationship is in jeopardy. Nevertheless, this results in a journey of self-discovery the place she involves phrases with the truth that its not simply her love life that wants saving.
Stalter is best recognized for her comedy background, her on-line presence, and her position because the irritating however charming Kayla within the HBO Max comedy, Hacks. The opposite stars of the movie even have spectacular résumés; Gibbs is best recognized for her roles in BETs single-camera comedy collection, Twenties, and Hulu’s 2022 comedy-thriller movie, Contemporary, the place she appeared alongside Sebastian Stan and Daisy Edgar-Jones.
Jacinto is broadly recognized for his position because the lovable however dim-witted Jason Mendoza on The Good Place. Since his activate The Good Place, he has appeared in Dangerous Occasions At The El Royale and 9 Excellent Strangers, amongst others. He will probably be subsequent seen within the extremely anticipated Top Gun: Maverick the place hell play Fritz. Extra forged members embody Thomas Mann, Ayden Mayeri, Heather Morris, Chrissie Match, and Andre Hyland.
The indie movie was written by Rhianon Jones, who is thought for writing 2017’s Surprise Valley. It should additionally function a follow-up to Utt’s 2019 dramedy Earlier than You Know It which she wrote, directed, and starred in. Utt appeared within the lead position reverse Jen Tullock, Judith Mild, Mike Colter, Arica Himmel, Alec Baldwin, and Mandy Patinkin. The upcoming movie can even reunite Utt and Mayeri who appeared in Earlier than You Know It as Celia.
Cora Bora is a co-production between the Los Angeles Media Fund and Neon Coronary heart Productions, in collaboration with Almanor Movies. The movie will probably be produced by Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman for the Los Angeles Media Fund, in addition to Mallory Schwartz who Utt beforehand labored with on Earlier than You Know It. Jones, who penned the movie, will function an govt producer alongside Andrew Blau, Luke Rodgers, Morgan Earnest, and Tristan Scott-Behrends. CAA Media Finance facilitated the financing for the movie and can characterize Cora Bora for distribution.
Because the movie continues to be early on in manufacturing, theres no phrase but on when Cora Bora is predicted to be launched.