Avengers: End Game actress Evangeline Lilly set to star in new Comedy
Evangeline Lilly and Ike Barinholtz are set to star in David Stassen's upcoming comedyHappy Life.
Stassen will write and direct his debut feature film, in which Lilly plays new mom Allison Beck, who suspects her workaholic husband Eli portrayed by Barinholtz is having an affair with an Instagram star. One mistake after another leads her into the arms of a younger man as she struggles to come to terms with her life decisions and being the mother she aspires to be.
Highland Film Group has snagged the world sales rights toHappy Life, which will be shopped in Cannes before production starts this summer. UTA Independent Film Group is handling the U.S. sale.
Stassen and Barinholtz will produce the film, alongside Andrew Robinson and Aperture Media Productions. Lilly is best known for her role onLost,and her recent role as The Wasp inAnt-Man and the Wasp, Avengers: Endgameand starring inThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Barinholtz's film credits includeSuicide Squad, BlockersandNeighbors,and he will next appear in Amazon’s upcoming filmLate Night, alongside Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling.
Stassen is a writer/producer known for comedies likeBlockers, The Oathas well as Mindy Kaling’sThe Mindy Project.