Julian Farino has been changing our lives for many years, although most of us wouldn’t recognize his name. He directed many episodes of HBO’s Entourage (Emmy-nominated four times), and also brought us a few episodes of The Office. Now he’s making his feature film directorial debut with The Oranges, and I just had a grand ol’ time watching the trailer. I’d have to say that I’m most excited about the cast for this film: Hugh Laurie (House!) and Leighton Meester (Gossip Girls!) play an extremely unlikely (and barely legal) couple who combat the response (and disapproval) of respective family members, played by Catherine Keener (who I luuuurve!), Allison Janney, Oliver Platt, and Adam Brody. I haven’t seen a lot of Brody’s work but if you watched The O.C. or Gilmore Girls, you know the name. The other actors are insanely brilliant and I expect very good, very hilarious things. Peep the trailer and tell me what you think. Can Laurie and Meester pull off the odd couple to end all odd couples?
And shouts-out to Jersey! The film is set in West Orange– right next door to Orange, New Jersey, where I lived for about a year. Good times, good time.0