Judy Greer takes lead in 'Munday'

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NEW YORK -- Judy Greer, Chloe Sevigny, Cybill Shepherd and Billy Dee Williams will star with Patrick Wilson in director Chris D'Arienzo's dark romantic comedy "Barry Munday."

Wilson will play the title character, a womanizer who gets attacked, loses his testicles and discovers that a brief fling with a woman (Greer) he can't remember has led to a paternity suit.

Sevigny will play the woman's flirtatious sister, who has a secret life and no compunctions about coming on to Munday. Shepherd will play their mother, and Williams is cast as the tough boss at Munday's insurance company.

The film marks a breakout lead role for Greer (ABC's "Miss Guided").

"Munday" was adapted by D'Arienzo from Frank Turner Hollon's novel "Life Is a Strange Place." It is co-financed by Mickey Barold and Stone Douglass' Stick N Stone Prods. and Matthew Weaver and Scott Prisand's Corner Store Entertainment.

Weaver, Barold, Douglass and Kopeloff are producing. Prisand, Rob Ortiz, Marcos Siega and Carl Levin are exec producing. Shooting is set to begin in next month in Los Angeles.

Greer is repped by CAA and David Gardner at Principato-Young Entertainment. Sevigny (HBO's "Big Love") is repped by Endeavor and Daniel Sussman at Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Shepherd is repped by Fortitude and the Hofflund Co. Williams is repped by Marc Bass Agency and Kramer Management.
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