J.K. Simmons has been set to star in the The Bachelors, an ensemble comedic drama written and to be directed by Kurt Voelker (Sweet November). The film is slated to begin shooting in spring 2016 in Los Angeles. Fortitude International is handling foreign rights at this week’s American Film Market.
Plot: After the loss of his wife, Bill Ponder (Simmons) and his 17-year-old son move out of their small town into the big city to get a fresh start. As they begin to adjust to their new life, they both find comfort in newfound romance, growing apart and back together again while discovering their true selves in the process. Matthew Baer and George Parra produce and Jennifer Kelly serves as executive producer.