Steve Carell & Jon Stewart’s ‘Irresistible’ Adds Chris Cooper to Cast

‘Irresistible,’ the sophomore film from actor-turned-director Jon Stewart, now includes Chris Cooper in the cast.

Cooper was recently in the Hulu miniseries ‘11.22.63,’ Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night,’ and the Pixar film ‘Cars 3.’ This year, he will be in the Tom Hanks starring ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ releasing November 22nd, and Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women,’ releasing December 25th.

Stewart is the former host of ‘The Daily Show,’ who left the Comedy Central series to pivot to directing. Then, in 2014, he made his feature film directorial debut with ‘Rosewater,’ starring Gael García Bernal.

Moreover, Steve Carell (‘The Office,’ ‘Vice’) will be playing the lead role in the political satire. Also, Rose Byrne (‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘Instant Family’) will play the cutthroat Republican counterpart of Carell’s character, who campaigns on behalf of the local, incumbent mayor.

The premise is below:

“A slick Democratic strategist (Carell) helps a retired veteran (Cooper) run for Mayor in a small, right-wing town in Wisconsin — which is, of course, a swing state.”

Further, the film is currently eyeing an April 22nd production start in Atlanta, Georgia.

More from GWW
‘Doom Patrol’: Alan Tudyk Explains Why He Won't Appear In Second Season

Focus Features has not set a release date for the film as of now.

Source: Deadline

geeks worldwide giveaway lenovo smart display

October Giveaway: Lenovo Legion 5i Gaming Laptop

Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab
Free GWW t-shirt!
25% Insider Discount
15% Insider Discount
Get your chance to win a prize!
Enter your email address and spin the wheel. This is your chance to win amazing discounts!
Our in-house rules:
  • One game per user
  • Cheaters will be disqualified.