Eva Longoria has joined previously announced Matt Walsh on the in-production digital detox comedy Unplugging, which is currently in production in Oklahoma.
Lea Thompson, Keith David, Nicole Byer and Al Madrigal have also come aboard editor Debra Neil-Fisher’s (Ted, The Hangover movies) feature directorial debut.
Radiant Films International handles international sales heading into AFM 2020 Online.
Walsh co-wrote the script with Brad Morris about a couple (Walsh and Longoria) who head to a remote town for a digital detox where they rekindle their love after a series of escapades.
Filming is underway using in Tulsa, Oklahoma, using Covid-safe protocols. Production had originally been planned for Los Angeles and the production shifted amid the pandemic.
The production has commandeered entire floors of a local hotel for cast and crew from out of town.
Debbie Liebling, Kevin Matusow and Carissa Buffel are producing for The Traveling Picture Show Company, alongside Morris and Walsh. William G. Santor’s Productivity Media Inc is financing, with Three Point Capital providing tax credit financing.
Speaking to Screen, Buffel said of the protocols, “The challenges are great but that’s what we do – producing is working through challenges and making things work.”