'This Is Where I Leave You' movie adaptation boasts star-studded cast

The movie is directed by Shawn Levy and stars Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, and Tina Fey, among many others.

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    'This Is Where I Leave You' stars Tina Fey (l.) and Jason Bateman (r.).
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A film adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s novel “This Is Where I Leave You” is already getting buzz for its star-studded cast.

The novel, which was originally published in 2009, centers on a family, a widow and her four adult children, after the death of their father. 

The movie version of “You” is set to be released in September and is directed by “The Internship” helmer Shawn Levy. It stars Jane Fonda as Hillary Altman, the matriarch of the clan, and “Muppets Most Wanted” actress Tina Fey, “Arrested Development” actor Jason Bateman, “Girls” actor Adam Driver (who was also recently named as a member of the cast of the upcoming “Star Wars” film), and Corey Stoll of “The Normal Heart” as the Altman children. “Nashville” actress Connie Britton portrays the girlfriend of Driver’s character Phillip, while “Neighbors” actress Rose Byrne plays a high school acquaintance of Bateman’s character Judd and “Justified” actor Timothy Olyphant portrays the high school boyfriend of Fey’s character, Wendy.

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“You” will be released on Sept. 12.

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