Not only will Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman be heading to the Toronto International Film Festival very soon with his new drama Labor Day starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin but he is also seeking financing for his next project. According to Deadline, Reitman is planning on directing the film adaptation of Chad Kultgen’s 2011 novel Men, Women and Children with Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Cameron Diaz all circling lead roles.
Reitman has already written the script for the film, which centers on the “sexual pressures of junior high school students and their parents navigating explores the sexual pressures of junior high school students and their parents navigating the internet’s shared landscape of pornography, blogs, social networking, and its promise of opportunities, escapes, reinvented identities, and unexpected conflicts.” If all goes according to plan, production is expected to begin this November. You should also keep in mind that the actors may be attached now but possible scheduling conflicts could arise.
Reitman has assembled quite an interesting cast. He has proven that he’s a seriously talented filmmaker that has a knack for character driven narratives. His next film Labor Day will be arriving in theaters on December 25th.