The Gilbert Films and Class 5 Films project marks the directorial debut of Oscar nominated The Kids Are All Right writer Stuart Blumberg and will star Mark Ruffalo and Tim Robbins.

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Gilbert Films will finance and Gary Gilbert and Jordan Horowitz will produce for the company. William Migliore and David Koplan will produce for Class 5 Films, with Blumberg’s creative partner Edward Norton serving as executive producer.

Production is set to begin in autumn in New York City on the comedy, which revolves around a recovery programme for sex addicts.

“We are delighted to once again be working with Stuart as he makes his directorial debut on this very exciting project,” Gilbert said. “On The Kids Are All Right he clearly demonstrated an incredible talent at creating exceptional roles while telling original, important, and thought-provoking stories,.