Three cast in indie 'Trivial Pursuits'
Comedy centers on competitive bar triviaChristopher Gorham, Arielle Kebbel and Chris Parnell are starring in indie comedy "Trivial Pursuits," written and directed by Christopher Farah. Brother Mike Farah is producing.
Set in the world of competitive bar trivia, the script centers on frustrated academics who finally get a chance at beer, women and nerdy redemption when they enter a citywide trivia tournament. Gorham and Kebbel are the love interests.
Also appearing in the movie are Kip Pardue ("Remember the Titans"), Evan Jones ("Jarhead"), Nelson Franklin ("Scott Pilgrim vs. the World") and Kali Hawk ("Couples Retreat").
The movie just began shooting in Ann Arbor, Mich., of which the Farahs are natives. Christopher is a former editor at "Foreign Affairs" magazine who left journalism for filmmaking, while Mike heads production for comedy Web site Funny or Die.
Anna Wenger and 3,4 Women Prods. are also producers.
Gorham, repped by CAA and Rigberg Entertainment, is best know for his work on "Ugly Betty."
Kebbel, repped by ICM and Precision Entertainment, will be seen next in the Screen Gems feature "Mardi Gras."