Magnolia Pictures has just released the poster for Susanna Fogel’s Life Partners, the new comedy drama starring Leighton Meester (“Gossip Girl”), Gillian Jacobs (“Community”), Adam Brody (“The O.C.”) and Gabourey Sidibe (Precious). Check it out in the gallery viewer below!
Straight Paige (Jacobs) and lesbian Sasha (Meester) are codependent best friends in their late 20s who have spent the last ten years acting more like wives than friends: they talk to each other on the toilet; they drive each other to the doctor. And as with any good marriage, they’re a perfect yin and yang. Until the night Paige meets Tim (Brody). Despite some superficial drawbacks (questionable facial hair, a penchant for quoting the movies everyone quotes), he’s the kind of guy you marry. As Paige and Tim’s relationship grows, the bond between Paige and Sasha inevitably shifts. Suddenly without a “partner,” Sasha is left to examine her own shortcomings and panic about her impending 30th birthday. Passive-aggressive conflict brews in their friendship until the girls must finally confront the question they’ve been avoiding: can their friendship survive growing up?
Life Partners was written by Susanna Fogel and Joni Lefkowitz, whose other collaborations include the series “Chasing Life” and the pilot “Washingtonienne,” and came out of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.
Life Partners hits theaters December 5.