Ellie Kemper, Luke Grimes, Nico Santos, and Blythe Danner have signed on to star in Happiness for Freshmen, a Netflix romantic comedy from writer-director Vicky Wight. The movie is predicated on Katherine Middle’s novel of the identical identify and facilities on Kemper star Helen, who indicators up for a wilderness survival course a yr after getting divorced. She discovers by way of this expertise that’s getting she has discovered herself.
Wight is producing the movie with Geoff Linville and Berry Meyerowitz. Jeff Sackman and Larry Greenburg are its govt producers. Info on the roles to be performed by Grimes, Santos, and Danner has not but been disclosed.
The story follows a lady who, having bother bouncing again from her divorce, takes a wilderness survival course. The course, after all, is a calamity, till the annoying man she meets seems to be simply the person for her, and he or she learns there simply is likely to be one thing to the sugary candy idiom ‘Solely while you lose your self do you then end up.’ Not fairly Yoda, however shut.
Kemper is a two-time Emmy nominee maybe finest identified for her starring flip within the Netflix comedy collection Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and for her portrayal of Erin Hannon within the NBC comedy The Workplace. Further TV credit embrace Disney’s Sofia the First and Common Tv’s The Mindy Venture.
Grimes is probably finest identified for his flip as Kayce Dutton in Taylor Sheridan and John Linson’s Paramount Community drama collection, Yellowstone. He has beforehand recurred on HBO’s True Blood and ABC’s Brothers & Sisters. The actor has additionally appeared on the movie facet in Fifty Shades of Gray and sequels Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.
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Santos is a two-time Critics’ Selection Award nominee finest identified for his collection common function as Mateo in NBC comedy, Superstore. The actor will subsequent seem in Andy Palmer’s characteristic The Re-Training of Molly Singer and in HBO Max animated comedy collection, The Prince. He’s beforehand appeared in movies together with Loopy Wealthy Asians and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and is repped by Greene & Associates, Spektor Leisure, and Morris Yorn.
Danner is a two-time Emmy winner who has just lately appeared on the TV facet in Starz’s American Gods and the Will & Grace reboot at NBC. The actress has beforehand appeared in collection together with Netflix’s Gypsy, ABC’s Madoff, NBC’s Up All Evening, and Showtime’s Huff, amongst others.