Foursome Boards Kevin Spacey’s Invention


Craig Robinson, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville and Camilla Belle will star opposite Kevin Spacey in Father of Invention, an ensemble comedy that Spacey is independently producing via his Trigger Street production company, says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire (Spacey) who spends eight years in prison when one of his inventions goes awry. Upon release, he is seeks to rebuild his reputation and fortune but finds that easier than salvaging his relationship with his family.

Trent Cooper is directing from a script he wrote with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beatty. Production begins this week in New Orleans