Marc Lawrence

Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant is currently fifty-two-years-old, but that doesn’t mean that the actor is in any way ready to stop looking for love – at least, in the cinematic sense. Grant is now signed on to star in yet another Marc Lawrence film that will see the befuddled Brit attempting to make a go of it in surely hilarious ways. The pair have previously worked together on all three Lawrence’s directorial features, starting with Two Weeks Notice, on to Music and Lyrics, and culminating with Did You Hear About the Morgans? In case you’re wondering, yes, those films have gotten progressively worse, so Lawrence and Grant have their work cut out for them when it comes to their as-yet-untitled next film. Also, yes, clearly, Grant is Lawrence’s muse. This next film will see Grant as “Ray Michaels,” a character who was, as of “1998…on top of the world — a witty, sexy, Englishman in Hollywood who had just won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. Fifteen years later, he’s creatively washed up, divorced, and broke. With no other options, he takes a job teaching screenwriting at a small college on the East Coast. Although the idea of teaching is less than thrilling, he hopes to make some easy money and enjoy the favors of impressionable young co-eds. What he doesn’t expect to find is romance with a single mom who’s gone back to school.” It’s a bit like Liberal Arts for the older set.



Kevin Carr sits his chubbiness down and sees if Avatar, Did You Hear About the Morgans? and Up In the Air can make the grade.

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