OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.friendswithkids.com
Release Date: March 9th
SYNOPSIS: Friends With Kids is a daring and poignant ensemble comedy
about a close-knit circle of friends at that moment in life when children
arrive and everything changes. The last two singles in the group observe
the effect that kids have had on their friends’ relationships and wonder if
there’s a better way. They decide to have a kid together – and date other
Jennifer Westfeldt wrote, directed, and stars in the romantic comedy Friends
with Kids. She plays Julie, a Manhattanite whose biological clock is about
to run out, so she convinces her longtime platonic best friend, Jason (Adam
Scott) to father a child with her. They seem to have a much easier time
juggling the responsibilities of new parenthood without the complication of
being in a relationship with each other, which is in contrast to the two
couples they are closest to. As their friends’ marriages implode, Julie and
Jason’s happy equilibrium topples over as well when he falls for a hot
young artist (Megan Fox) and she begins dating a successful businessman
There are big laughs and unexpected emotional truths as this unconventional
‘experiment’ leads everyone in the group to question the nature of
friendship, family and, finally, true love.
Friends With Kids stars Adam Scott (“Parks and Recreation”), Jennifer
Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O’Dowd, Megan Fox and
Written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt (Kissing Jessica Stein).
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions will release Friends With Kids on
March 9, 2012.