Jenny Slate and Charlie Day to join Gina Rodriguez and Manny Jacinto in the upcoming Amazon romantic comedy I Want You Back
A diverse and talented group of actors have been tapped for an intriguing new Amazon film soon to go into production.
Deadline reports that Jenny Slate, Charlie Day, Gina Rodriguez, Manny Jacinto and Scott Eastwood have all been cast in the upcoming romantic comedy I Want You Back.
The film will follow a pair of freshly dumped thirty-somethings who team up to sabotage their respective exes’ new relationships in order to get them back.
Leading lady: Jenny Slate has been cast in Amazon Prime’s upcoming romantic comedy I Want You Back; seen here in January 2020
Slate, known for her turns in Obvious Child and Venom, will star alongside It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘s Day as the wronged couple.
Rodriguez is most famous for her starring turn in Jane the Virgin, while Jacinto became a star thanks to his role on The Good Place.
Son to Clint Eastwood, Scott has enjoyed roles in Pacific Rim: Uprising as well as 2016’s Suicide Squad.
Joining as the other woman, perhaps: Gina Rodriguez will also star in the film, about a pair of freshly dumped thirty-somethings who team up to sabotage their exes’ new relationships; Gina seen here in March 2019
Rounding out the cast: Charlie Day will star opposite Jenny, with supporting help from The Good Place’s Manny Jacinto
I Want You Back is being written by This Is Us showrunners Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger.
Joining the exciting ensemble is veteran actress Jamie Gertz of The Lost Boys fame.
‘It’s a dream to be able to bring Isaac and Elizabeth’s brilliantly authentic vision to the world! It will surely capture the hearts of our Prime Video customers,’ Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, said in a statement.
Famous Hollywood progeny: Clint Eastwood’s son Scott will also star; seen here in 2019
‘We couldn’t be more excited to see this amazing ensemble come aboard this fun and witty story that audiences will fall in love with.’
‘We are beyond thrilled to be in business with Jen and her team at Amazon Studios to make a fresh romantic comedy full of heart,’ said writers Aptaker and Berger.
‘Alongside our partners at The Safran Company, we have assembled a phenomenally talented cast of comedy all-stars and have the wonderful Jason Orley at the helm to tell this story of passion, heartbreak, and the lengths people will go to in the name of true love.’
Joining the exciting ensemble: Veteran actress Jamie Gertz of The Lost Boys fame; seen here in November 2017