Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer are in talks for the Netflix comedy feature Like Father
Kristen Bell (The Good Place, Veronica Mars) and Kelsey Grammer (Cheers, The Last Tycoon) are in talks for the upcoming Netflix comedy feature Like Father, according to THR. The film will mark the directorial debut of Lauren Miller Rogan, who co-wrote and starred in the indie comedy For a Good Time Call. The production is set to begin shooting in August in New York, and is reportedly going to shoot in the Caribbean as well. Molly Conners (Birdman), Anders Bard (I Love You, Man) and Amanda Bowers (Manglehorn) will produce alongside Miller Rogan.
Like Father is about a workaholic woman who’s groom leaves her at the alter. She goes on the honeymoon cruise anyway and meets up with her workaholic father who left the family when his daughter was five to focus on his career. Bell and Grammer are reportedly in talks to play the father and daughter.
Kristen Bell is known for playing the lead role in the cult hit Veronica Mars from 2004-2007, as well as the 2014 film. She was the voice of Princess Anna in the Disney film Frozen as well as Frozen Fever and Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. She’s also appeared in films like Couple’s Retreat, When In Rome, Bad Moms and You Again. She played Jeannie van der Hooven in the Showtime series House of Lies and will be seen next in the film A Bad Moms Christmas, which opens on November 3.
Kelsey Grammer played the role of Dr. Frasier Crane on the TV series Cheers and it’s successful spinoff Frasier, for which he received a number of Primetime Emmy Awards. He voices the role of Sideshow Bob in The Simpsons and recently appeared in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. Grammer stars on the Amazon series The Last Tycoon, which will premiere on July 28.
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