People Like Us
People Like Us - Trailer
Director Alex KurtzmanYear 2012Genre(s) Comedies
Sam is a successful salesman in his twenties who is dire need of a plan after he loses an $84,000 sale to debt. The loss comes at the same time he is informed of his estranged record producing father's sudden death. After reluctantly flying home to LA for the funeral, he is informed that his father left him $150,000 that he must deliver to his long lost sister Frankie who he never knew even existed, and her difficult pre-teen son Josh. Sam develops a close bond with Frankie and Josh and is shocked to learn that his father left Frankie's mother to be with his own mother.
This upcoming drama film (renamed from 'Welcome To People') is a story filled with hope, the importance of family and helping relatives through hardships and, above all, humanity. Written and directed by Alex Kurtzman (producer of 'Cowboys and Aliens' and screenwriter of 'Transformers', 'Mission: Impossible III' and 2009's 'Star Trek') in his directorial debut alongside writers Jody Lambert and Roberto Orci, 'People Like Us' is inspired by true events which makes the story ever more delightful and heart-warming to experience.
DreamWorks Pictures presents 'People Like Us' to theaters in the US on June 29th 2012.
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jon Favreau, Mark Duplass, Philip Baker Hall, Devin Brochu and Dean Chekvala
Director: Alex Kurtzman