APA Signs 'Adult World' Director Scott Coffey (Exclusive)

1:16 PM PST 08/13/2013 by Tatiana Siegel
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The film, which stars John Cusack, Emma Roberts and Evan Peters, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and sold to IFC Films.

APA has signed director Scott Coffey for representation in all areas.

Coffey most recently helmed Adult World, which stars John CusackEmma Roberts and Evan Peters. The film, about a recent college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet but instead winds up working for an adult book store, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and sold to IFC Films.

He also will write and direct a big-screen adaptation of Lolly Winston's novel Happiness Sold Separately, which is set up at Fox Searchlight with Team Todd producing.

Coffey also is a veteran actor who has appeared in such films as Mulholland Dr. and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Before Adult World, Coffey wrote and directed the short and feature Ellie Parker (both starred Naomi Watts).

He continues to be managed by Joy Gorman at Anonymous Content.

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