Timberlake, Bridges, Steenburgen hit 'Road'


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BERLIN -- Justin Timberlake, Jeff Bridges and Mary Steenburgen are hitting "The Open Road" a drama Michael Meredith is directing for Odd Lot Entertainment.

Odd Lot International is handling international sales at the Berlin International Film Festival.  International Creative Management packaged the film and will handle domestic sales.
The film centers on a young man (Timberlake) trying to reconnect with his father Bridges), a legendary athlete, as he struggles to get him home to the bedside of his ailing mother (Timberlake).

Production begins in February in Louisiana and other parts of the South.

Justin Moore-Lewy and Charlie Mason are producing through Perfect Weekend, along with Meredith, David Schiff, Jordan Foley and Laurie Foxx.  Odd Lot principals Deborah Del-Prete and Gigi Pritzker, who are producing Frank Miller’s "The Spirit," are executive producing.
Wim Wenders is also exec producing and will serve as a visual consultant for the film, which will be shot by cinematographer Yaron Orbach.

Timberlake, who will next be seen in the Miek Myers comedy "The Love Guru," is repped by the Schiff Co. and the Firm.

Bridges, repped by CAA and the Schiff Co., next appears in "Iron Man."

Steenburgen, repped by Gersh and Management 360, is currently shooting the New Line comedy "Four Christmases."