The first trailer and poster for the upcoming romantic indie comedy Ruby Sparks
, the follow-up feature for Little Miss Sunshine directors Valerie Faris
and Jonathan Dayton
, has been released.
The script is written by the actress Zoe Kazan
, who also stars as the title character.
Along with Kazan the film also stars Paul Dano, Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Steve Coogan, Elliott Gould, Chris Messina
, and Deborah Ann Woll
Here’s the official synopsis for the film:
Calvin (Paul Dano) is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby (Zoe Kazan), in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.
is scheduled to light up theaters July 25th, 2012.