‘Bottoms’ starring Rachel Sennott, Ayo Edebiri, Marshawn Lynch, More – Deadline

Rachel Sennott (Shiva baby), Ayo Edebiri (Big mouth), Marshawn Lynch (Murderville), Ruby Cruz (Castle Rock), Havana Rose Liu (No exit), Kaia Gerber (American horror story), Nicholas Galitzine (Cinderella), Miles Fowler (Winning time), Dagmara Dominczyk (Succession) and Punkie Johnson (Love life) has logged in to participate Bottomsan upcoming high school sex comedy starring Emma Seligman (Shiva baby) directs for MGM’s Orion Pictures and Brownstone Productions.

The film, written by Seligman and Sennott, follows two unpopular queer girls in their senior year, starting a fight club to try to impress and hook up with cheerleaders. Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman and Alison Small will produce for Brownstone Productions, where production will begin in the spring.

Bottoms joins a series of films on Orion, including Billy Porter’s directorial debut, Everything is possiblereleased this summer; Women talking –with Plan B Entertainment, and starring Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, Sheila McCarthy, Michelle McLeod, Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand – who are expected to debut later this year; and Chinonye Chukwu’s Towith Danielle Deadwyler, Whoopi Goldberg and Jalyn Hall in the lead roles, is also expected to be released later in 2022.

Seligman is a DGA and Gotham Award-nominated filmmaker whose acclaimed debut film Shiva baby won the Film Independents John Cassavetes Award this year, having premiered as an official selection of both SXSW and TIFF in 2020. She is currently developing a TV series for HBO, which will be produced by Adam McKay through his company Hyperobject Industries.

Sennott starred in Seligman’s critically acclaimed indie Shiva babyand will next be seen in the expected A24 slasher Body Body Bodyas well as the upcoming indie Brooke and Sam from author-director Ally Pankiw.

Edebiri is an actor and comedian who will next star in the upcoming FX series The bearand the Netflix movie Hi, goodbye and everything in between. She has also been seen in India The Sweet East and How it endsand has lent his voice to such series as Big mouth, Clone high, Mulligan and We lost our human being.

Lynch is a former NFL player whose career on the field included stops at the Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders. While in the NFL, he rushed over 10,000 yards, was named five Pro Bowls, was a member of the NFL All Decade Team and won a Super Bowl. He is also behind the business BeastMode, which has grown to include clothing, live events, a production company, marketing agency, restaurants and retail stores. Lynch recently appeared in the Netflix comedy series Murderville and has also been looked at Westworld, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The league.

Cruz is best known for roles on Hulu’s Castle Rock and HBOs Jump off Easttownand next time in the new Disney + series, Arrow.

Liu has most recently starred in the romantic drama A24 The sky is everywhere for Apple TV + and the Hulus thriller No exitfrom director Damien Power.

Gerber most recently appeared in season 10 of Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed anthology series, American horror storyand has also been seen on his episodic spinoff series, American horror stories. She next appears in the indie short film, Palisadeswritten and directed by Carissa Gallo, having begun her career as a model for luxury brands including Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Isabel Marant, Celine, Loewe, Saint Laurent, Miu Miu and Versace.

Galitzine was most recently seen starring as Prince Robert in Amazon’s Cinderella and recently wrapped footage of Netflix’s movies Purple hearts. Additional credits include Sony’s The craft for director Zoe Lister-Jones, the Netflix series, Chambersand Pippa Bianco’s A24 function, Share.

Fowler can next be seen as Young Kareem Abdul Jabaar in the HBO series Winning time, from executive producer Adam McKay. He was most recently a regular series on Fox’s The homealso featured in ABC’s limited series The women of the movementproduced by Kapital Entertainment, Overbrook and Roc Nation.

Dominczyk stars as Waystar Royco’s PR chief and legal adviser at HBO’s Succession and is also seen on series like prodigal son, The Random Wolf, Deuce, Boardwalk Empire, Person of interest, Suit, The good wife and 24, among other. She has most recently starred alongside Olivia Colman, Dakota Johnson and Peter Sarsgaard in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Oscar-nominated Netflix feature, The prodigal daughter.

Johnson is one Saturday night Livecast member who recently appeared in season 2 of HBO Max’s critically acclaimed series, Love life. Her previous credits include Netflix Room strengthHBOs A Black Lady Sketch Show and Comedy Central’s Bill Burr presents: The Ringers. She has also served as author and consultant on Peacock’s upcoming restart of Queer as Folk.

Banks and Handelman’s Brownstone Productions have an exclusive TV deal with Warner Bros. Television and a first-look movie deal at Universal. Its current film surface includes such titles as Cocaine bear, The year of grace, Science fair, The paper bag princess, Uncanny Valley and The magic school bus at Universal; International Sweethearts of Rhythm at Sony Pictures; Miss Conception at Screen Gems; and Where are we in the foreground? with David Wain at Amazon. Upcoming TV projects include Red Queen and one Pitch perfectly spinoff series starring Adam Devine in Peacock; Over my dead body; and the adult comedy animated series Grundfjeld at Fox, which has Banks to express the role of Pebbles.

Seligman is represented by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners; Sennott of WME and Odenkirk Provissiero; Edebiri of CAA and Odenkirk Provissiero; Lynch by WME; Cruz of CESD Talent and The Brillstein / Landsburg Company; Liu of ICM and Schreck Rose Dapello; Gerber of CAA and DNA Model Management; Galitzine by WME, Curtis Brown in the UK and anonymous content; Fowler of Authentic Talent and Literary Management; Dominczyk of Innovative Artists and Industry Entertainment; Johnson of WME and 3 Arts Entertainment; and Banks and Brownstone Productions by UTA, Untitled Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham.

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