After enabled the superpowers to three high school friends, Max Landis will next fuel his new young leads with sex, love and friendship in ‘the weirdest, most surreal way possible.’
The co-writer for Chronicle (with Josh Trank), son of filmmaker John Landis will make his feature directing debut with the sexual-identity comedy called Me Him Her.
He also made a name for himself launching the viral video The Death and Return of Superman and being attached to a number of other writing projects.
Now comes word that an indie comedy called Me Him Her written by him as well, is about three young leads, ‘at least one of whom is struggling with their sexuality.’ The so-called ‘quarter-life-crisis’ story takes place in Los Angeles and will be produced and fully financed by Big Beach Films (Safety Not Guaranteed).
Exploring sex, love and friendship, the story which ultimately emphasizes that conceptions of self should be flexible and is expected to start production next spring or summer with Landis currently casting the indie pic.
Big Beach Films has meanwhile produced a number of directorial debuts, including Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Jack Goes Boating and Liev Schreiber’s Everything Is Illuminated.
As for Landis, he is now writing multiple projects: the Chronicle sequel, a remake of Frankenstein with Paul McGuigan and the adventure film Woogles with Timur Bekmambetov as well as a comedy called Good Time Gang in the works at RCR Pictures.