Bryan Cranston, Anna Kendrick, Alison Brie and Others 'Get a Job'

March 7, 2012
Source: Deadline

Bryan Cranston / Anna Kendrick / Alison Brie

It's a tough job market out there, and watching movies tends to be an activity people flock to in order to escape from their daily troubles - if only for a couple hours. CBS Films thinks they've got a way to combine these two ideas in a comedy called Get A Job, to be directed by Dylan Kidd (Roger Dodger, "Children's Hospital"). The timely economic comedy has locked down a fantastic cast, including "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston, Anna Kendrick, Project X's Miles Teller, Alison Brie, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Brandon T. Jackson, and our favorite "SNL" Denzel Washington impersonator Jay Pharoah.

Deadline calls the film a multi-generational comedy about four recent college graduates who discover that their lofty expectations and the realities of adulthood don't match up. Teller plays Will Davis, who finds his true calling after grinding through an entry level position, while Kendrick will play Will's cheerful but by-the-book girlfriend. Cranston plays Will's father, who is also on the hunt for work, and Pharoah plays someone named Skeezy D who has found a recession-proof job. Mintz-Plasse and Jackson are joined by Nick Braun to round out the cast as Will's friends, and Brie plays one of the group's co-workers. Sounds like they've got an excellent group lined up, so this one has the potential to be pretty great. The way the press release describes the characters' new jobs has a tiny whiff of the 2004 film The Girl Next Door to it, so I'm wondering if there will be a bit of raunchiness to the this movie that we're not aware of yet. Stay tuned.

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  • Jericho
    • Chris
       Reason enough for me to see it too.  :)
  • LakishaBrown
    An ant may well destroy a whole dam.
  • Renato Guzman
    Alison BRIE!!!!!!!!!! 




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