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Marisa Tomei, Hugh Grant Movie Filming in New York

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei, Hugh Grant romantic comedy in the works

Marc Lawrence's as-yet untitled, New York-set romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant and Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei began principal photography yesterday, producer Martin Shafer announced. (Image: Marisa Tomei.)

The plot is as follows (from the film's press release):

In 1998, Keith Michaels (Hugh Grant) was on top of the world – a witty, sexy, Englishman in Hollywood who had just won a major screenwriter's award. Fifteen years later, he's creatively washed up, divorced, and broke.

With no other options, he takes a job teaching screenwriting at a small college in Binghamton, New York. Although the idea of teaching is less than thrilling, he hopes to make some easy money and enjoy the favors of impressionable young co-eds. What he doesn't expect to find is romance with a single mom (Marisa Tomei) who's gone back to school.

The Hugh Grant-Marisa Tomei movie is shooting in and around New York City, in addition to location work in Binghamton, New York. Besides Grant and Tomei, the film features Bella Heathcote, Chris Elliott, J.K. Simmons and Allison Janney. Shafer is producing with Liz Glotzer for Castle Rock Entertainment. FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales for all territories outside the U.S.

Shafer, Glotzer and Castle Rock Entertainment recently produced Richard Linklater's Bernie, starring Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine; Friends with Benefits, with Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis; and Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress. Additionally, they executive produced Richard Linklater's upcoming Before Midnight, which reunites Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy in the third installment of the series that began with Before Sunrise.

Marisa Tomei movies

Marisa Tomei movies include Jonathan Lynn's My Cousin Vinny, with Joe Pesci, and for which Tomei won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award; Richard Attenborough's Chaplin, starring a pre-Iron Man, pre-Sherlock Holmes Robert Downey Jr in the title role, and featuring Tomei as comedienne Mabel Normand; Ron Howard's The Paper, with Michael Keaton, Robert Duvall, and Glenn Close; Michael Winterbottom's Welcome to Sarajevo, with Stephen Dillane and Woody Harrelson; and Todd Field's In the Bedroom, starring Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson, and for which Tomei received her second Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination.

More recently, Marisa Tomei was featured in Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's Crazy, Stupid, Love., with Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Steve Carell, and Julianne Moore; George Clooney's The Ides of March, with Clooney and Gosling; and Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler, with Mickey Rourke and Evan Rachel Wood, and for which Tomei received her third Best Supporting Actress nod.

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