PEACOCK ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINAL MOVIE “MEET CUTE” STARRING PETE DAVIDSON & KALEY CUOCO FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 21
· Peacock announced today that Weed Road Pictures’ feature MEET CUTE will be released on Wednesday, September 21 as Peacock’s newest original film.
· MEET CUTE follows the story of Sheila (Cuoco) and Gary (Davidson). When they meet, it’s love at first sight, until we realize their magical date wasn’t fate at all. Sheila has a time machine and they have fallen in love all over again.
· “If I had a time machine right now, I’d be torn. Do I face our release date or do I go back and relive the joy I had making this movie? Lucky for me, it’s a decision which I don’t take. do,” said director Alex Lehmann. “I’m excited for audiences to be swept along on this wild romantic journey exclusively at Peacock.”
· “We are thrilled to add Meet Cute to our Peacock Original Film slate this fall,” said Val Boreland, Executive Vice President, Content Acquisition, NBCUniversal Entertainment, Television and Streaming. “It’s the perfect film to join the Peacock catalog as the service continues to expand with a range of films for every fan and occasion.”
· MEET CUTE is produced by Weed Road Pictures and directed by Alex Lehmann. Akiva Goldsman, Rachel Reznick Wizenberg, Gregory Lessans, Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardon are producers. The film is written by Noga Pnueli.
· Blair Ward, Art Robinson, Anders Erdén, Sara Shaak, Jonathan Taylor, Simon Fawcett, Martin Sprock, Brian O’Shea, Nat McCormick, Caddy Vanasirikul, Galen Smith, Marc Danon, Noga Pnueli, Julia Kroll, Monte Lipman, Dana Sano , David Gendron, Ali Jazayeri, Pete Davidson and Kaley Cuoco are executive producers.
ABOUT THE FILM:
KNOW THE GOOD SYNOPSIS:
When Sheila and Gary meet, it’s love at first sight, until we realize their magical date wasn’t fate at all. Sheila has a time machine and they have fallen in love all over again. But when the perfect night is never enough, Sheila travels to Gary’s past to make him the perfect man.
Director: Alex Lehmann
Producers: Akiva Goldsman, Rachel Reznick Wizenberg, Gregory Lessans, Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardo
Executive producer / Screenwriter: Noga Pnueli
Executive Producers / Cast: Pete Davidson (The King of Staten Island, Saturday Night Live), Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant, ROLE PLAY)
Executive Producers: Blair Ward, Art Robinson, Anders Erdén, Sara Shaak, Jonathan Taylor, Simon Fawcett, Martin Sprock, Brian O’Shea, Nat McCormick, Caddy Vanasirikul, Galen Smith, Marc Danon, Noga Pnueli, Julia Kroll, Monte Lipman, Dana Sano, David Gendron, Ali Jazayeri
Release date: September 21, 2022
Filming location: New York, NY
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About the Weed Road images:
Weed Road Pictures is a production company founded by Academy Award-winning producer, director and writer Akiva Goldsman. Weed Road has produced critically acclaimed and commercially successful film titles including DEEP BLUE SEA, CONSTANTINE, MR. & MRS. SMITH, I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK, FAIR GAME and LONE SURVIVOR. 2021 saw the release of Amazon’s Critics Choice Award-nominated THE MAP OF PERFECT TINY THINGS, Amazon’s WITHOUT REMORSE starring Michael B. Jordan and the animated holiday hit Netflix’s BACK TO THE OUTBACK. Weed Road’s 2022 releases include Universal’s reimagining of FIRESTARTER, based on Stephen King’s book, and the indie feature MEET CUTE, starring Pete Davidson and Kaley Cuoco. Production is underway on Apple’s anthology series THE CROWDED ROOM, created by Goldsman and starring Tom Holland. Also on Weed Road’s TV slate, two Paramount+ Star Trek series co-created by Goldsman: STAR TREK: PICARD season two premiered on March 3 and STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS season one release on May 5. STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS is currently in production on its second season, while production on the third season of STAR TREK: PICARD recently wrapped. A fourth season of TITANS, co-created by Goldsman, is currently in production for HBO Max.