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Posts Tagged ‘Welcome to People’

Pfeiffer Joins Welcome To People

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Michelle Pfeiffer has signed to appear in Welcome to People, joining Chris Pine and others already cast in the film to be directed by Alex Kurtzman.

Welcome to People, scheduled to begin production next week, is the story of a struggling twenty-something man, played by Pine, who has to deal with family matters after the death of his estranged record producer father.

Pfeiffer will play the mother of Pine’s character.

Pine In Talks For Welcome To People

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Last month, TrekToday reported on Alex Kurtzman‘s first film directing job, Welcome to People; and now word comes that Chris Pine is in talks for the lead role in the movie.

Welcome to People was written by Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jody Lambert, and is the story “of a struggling twenty-something man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew existed, and her troubled twelve-year-old son. Determined to keep the money to solve his own problems, he’s nonetheless fascinated by his unknown kin and makes contact with the two without revealing who he really is.”

Pine is currently filming FOX’s This Means War and will next appear in November in the Fox thriller Unstoppable.

Kurtzman To Direct Drama

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Alex Kurtzman will soon have his first film directing job, courtesy of Steven Spielberg.

Kurtzman will direct Welcome to People, a film written by Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, and Jody Lambert.