PEACOCK ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINAL FILM "MEET CUTE" STARRING PETE DAVIDSON AND KALEY CUOCO TO PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 21
· Peacock announced today the feature film MEET CUTE from Weed Road Pictures will premiere 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's got a time machine, and they've been falling in love over and over again.
· "If I had a time machine right now I'd be torn. Do I skip ahead to our release date or do I go back and relive the joy it was making this film? Lucky for me it's a decision I don't get to make," said director Alex Lehmann. "I'm excited for audiences to get swept away on this wild romantic ride exclusively on Peacock."
· "We are thrilled to add Meet Cute to our slate of Peacock original movies this Fall," said Val Boreland, Executive Vice President, Content Acquisition, NBCUniversal Entertainment, Television and Streaming. "It's the perfect film to join Peacock's catalogue 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 serve as 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, Kaley Cuoco serve as Executive Producers.
ABOUT THE FILM:
MEET CUTE SYNOPSIS:
When Sheila and Gary meet, it's love at first sight - until we realize their magical date wasn't fate at all. Sheila's got a time machine, and they've been falling in love over and over again. But when the perfect night is never quite enough, Sheila travels to Gary's past to change him into the perfect man.
Director: Alex Lehmann
Producers: Akiva Goldsman, Rachel Reznick Wizenberg, Gregory Lessans, Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardo
Executive Producer / Writer: 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
Launch Date: September 21, 2022
Filming Location: New York, NY
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About Weed Road Pictures:
Weed Road Pictures is a production company founded by producer, director and Oscar-winning writer Akiva Goldsman. Weed Road has produced both critically acclaimed and commercially successful motion picture titles including DEEP BLUE SEA, CONSTANTINE, MR. & MRS. SMITH, I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK, FAIR GAME, and LONE SURVIVOR. In 2021, the company saw the release of Amazon's MAP OF TINY PERFECT THINGS, which was nominated for a Critics Choice Award, Amazon's WITHOUT REMORSE starring Michael B. Jordan, and Netflix's animated holiday hit BACK TO THE OUTBACK. Weed Road's 2022 releases include Universal's FIRESTARTER reimagining, based on the book by Stephen King, and the independent feature MEET CUTE, starring Pete Davidson and Kaley Cuoco. Production is underway on Apple's THE CROWDED ROOM anthology series, created by Goldsman and starring Tom Holland. Also on Weed Road's TV slate, two Paramount+ Star Trek series co-created by Goldsman: season two of STAR TREK: PICARD premiered on March 3rd, and season one of STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS premiered on May 5th. STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS is currently in production on its second season, while production on season three of STAR TREK: PICARD has recently wrapped. A fourth season of TITANS, co-created by Goldsman, is currently in production for HBO Max.