McDreamy aka Patrick Dempsey Cast in TOM’S DAD
The upcoming film “Tom’s Dad” now has a director and star actor attached to the project after Lasse Hallstrom and Patrick Dempsey came on board this week. Hallstrom last directed the film “Dear John” while Dempsey is one of the stars of TV’s “Grey’s Anatomy.”
The project is being produced by Point Blank Prods. and Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and is a coming of age tale that was penned by New York playwright Marty Casella. The film will be set in Las Vegas in 1962 and follow the life of a successful character actor and vaudevillian nightclub performer as he struggles to keep up with the changing comedy styles.
In addition to “Dear John,” Hallstrom has directed such films as “The Hoax,” “Casanova,” and “Chocolat.” While Dempsey is well known for his role on the small screen, he has recently appeared in “Enchanted,” “Made of Honor,” and “Valentine’s Day” on the big screen.
(Source: THR Blog)