Kyle Maclachlan (Twin Peaks) and Rosanna Arquette (Pulp Fiction) have now signed on to star in Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding. Directed by Bruce Beresford (Driving Ms. Daisy), the film tells the story of “an uptight New York City lawyer (played by Catherine Kenner) who is in desperate need of an escape after her husband asks for a divorce.” Maclachlan has signed on to star as Keener’s husband while it’s unknown which role Arquette will be playing. Both actors join the cast which already includes the likes of Catherine Kenner, Chace Crawford, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and Jane Fonda. Hit the jump for the full press release and more info:
August 27, 2010 (New York, NY) – Two time Academy Award-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) welcomes Golden Globe-winner Kyle MacLachlan and Golden Globe-nominee Rosanna Arquette to the cast of his upcoming film Peace, Love & Misunderstanding. Previously announced cast members include Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda, Academy Award-nominee Catherine Keener, Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Watchmen, “Grey’s Anatomy”), Chace Crawford (“Twelve”, “Gossip Girl”), Elizabeth Olsen (making her big screen debut), Nat Wolff (“The Naked Brothers Band”), and Marissa O’Donnell (Broadway actress, Shrek the Musical). Lensing is due to wrap August 29 in New York’s Hudson Valley.
A portrait of an unconventional family, Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding tells the story of Diane (Keener), an uptight New York City lawyer who is in desperate need of an escape after her husband (MacLachlan) asks for a divorce. Along with her two children (Olsen and Wolff), she takes refuge at her estranged hippie mother Grace’s (Fonda) farm. What was meant to be a stress-free getaway quickly turns into a reminder of why Diane escaped her mother’s hippie lifestyle in the first place, as the reunion forcers her, her children, and Grace to find peace with each other and more importantly with themselves.
Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding is being filmed in New York’s Hudson Valley and is produced by BCDF Pictures’ Claude Dal Farra, Brice Dal Farra, Lauren Munsch, and Jonathan Burkhart.
BCDF’s next project will be The Art of Love. Directed by Maggie Greenwald (Songcatcher), it tells the story of an unusual family of artists, whose 17-year-old daughter falls in love with the new boy in town and is forced to choose between her family’s mysterious tradition and the normal life she’s always dreamed of living. Cast to be announced soon.