Bastards is an future American comedy film directed by Lawrence Sher and penned by Justin Malen. The film stars Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, J. K. Simmons, Terry Bradshaw, Ving Rhames, and Glenn Shut. Principal pictures started on Oct five, 2015 in Atlanta. The film is scheduled for an January 27, 2017 release. Sher is earning his directorial debut with the film.
On June 14, 2011, it was introduced that Paramount Pics experienced obtained the legal rights to the comedy spec script Bastards penned by Justin Malen, about two brothers who believe that their father died when they have been younger, but later on they discover that is a lie. The Montecito Image Firm would develop the film. On August 7, 2014, Alcon Entertainment came on board to develop and finance the film for Warner Bros. right after Paramount still left the job, though cinematographer Lawrence Sher was attached to make his directorial debut. Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock, and Ali Bell would develop the film by way of Montecito. On July fifteen, 2015, Owen Wilson and Ed Helms joined the direct cast of the film to perform the brothers, though Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove would also develop the film by way of Alcon. J. K. Simmons and Terry Bradshaw also joined the cast on August 13, 2015, in which both would perform the direct characters’ organic fathers. Bradshaw would perform the part of himself. On August eighteen, 2015, Ving Rhames signed on to perform Rod Hamilton, close friend and the ex-teammate of soccer player Bradshaw. On September 11, 2015, Katt Williams joined the cast of the film. On September 17, 2015, Glenn Shut was in closing negotiations to sign up for the film. On Oct 7, 2015, Katie Aselton was also in closing talks to sign on. On Oct 22, 2015, Zachary Haven also joined the cast.