Plemons deals with 'Shrink' for pothead comedy
EmptyJesse Plemons will be dealing the chronic to Kevin Spacey in the indie comedy "Shrink."
The "Friday Night Lights" co-star will play a pot dealer named Jesus in the film, joining a cast that includes Spacey, Robin Williams and Saffron Burrows.
Currently filming, "Shrink" centers on Hollywood A-list psychiatrist Henry Carter (Spacey), who, following a personal tragedy, is unable to cope and turns into a pothead with little concern for his appearance and inability to help his patients. Among his clients are a once-famous actress, an insecure young writer and a comically obsessive compulsive uber-agent.
Jonas Pate is directing a script by Thomas Moffett ("Frost"). Michael Burns, Braxton Pope and Trigger Street Prods. are producing.
In addtion to his role on "Friday Night Lights," Plemons starred in the premiere installment of NBC's horror series "Fear Itself." His film credits include the recently wrapped "Observe and Report" with Seth Rogen, "Like Mike" and "Varsity Blues."
Plemons is repped by Talent Works and Simmons & Scott Entertainment. (partialdiff)