LOS ANGELES, CA (July 8, 2015) – Courteney Cox and Roselyn Sanchez have joined the cast of Paul Duddridge’s feature, MOTHERS DAY, it was announced today by the film’s producers Danielle James and Amy Williams. The drama is currently in production; shooting in Los Angeles will be completed by the fall, with a planned 2016 release date. The cast includes Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino, Sharon Stone, Christina Ricci, and Paul Wesley.
In MOTHERS DAY, interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom are tied together through the story of hip and happy single gal Rigby Gray, a rock photographer who is riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected pregnancy forces her to turn her lens inward. As Rigby slowly comes to terms with what it might mean to change her life forever, she discovers with fresh eyes her own relationship with her estranged mother and, through a series of photographs documenting motherhood in all its varieties, she considers what it means to be maternal at all.
MOTHERS DAY is a celebration of the unparalleled love between mothers and their children, the myriad of ways we connect in our modern day world, and explores the most important foundational relationship in our lives – the one with our mother.
Courteney Cox is known for her roles on the highly-successful shows “Friends” and “Cougar Town,” which just wrapped its sixth season, as well as her iconic role in the SCREAM films. Cox is represented by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
Roselyn Sanchez can currently be seen in the Lifetime hit show “Devious Maids,”which is in production on its third season. Her film credits include RUSH HOUR 2, THE GAME PLAN, NIGHTSTALKER, and ACT OF VALOR. Sanchez is represented by APA and Alchemy Entertainment.
MOTHERS DAY is directed by Paul Duddridge in his feature film debut. Nigel Levy is co-directing. The script, written by Paige Cameron, is based on the concept by Duddridge. MOTHERS DAY, that has been in development and production for the past three years, is being fostered by producers are Danielle James and Amy Williams, both working moms.