EXCLUSIVE: (One Day at a Time) and (Loudermilk) have signed on to star in, an indie comedy that marks the feature directorial debut of, which will be released next month in Tampa.
The film follows a married couple (Machado and Sasso) in a lengthy midlife crisis that is escalated when the wife (Machado, an underappreciated and stressed'supermom,' suffers a post-traumatic breakdown during the holiday season, causing her to lose control of her 19-year-old college party-girl self.
Garcia created the script and will produce via his company Garcia Interactive, along with Michael A. Alfieri of Miantri Films and Doug Fox. Machado and Sasso's long-time manager, Danielle Del, will exec produce alongside Machado and Sterling Macer Jr.
Penelope was recently starred in Sony Picture Television's One Day at a Time revival, and will later appear in the Blumhouse-produced Netflix series The Horror of Dolores Roach. Among her film credits include All Together Now, The Purge: Anarchy, The Call, and The Accidental Husband.
Sasso prepares the Dudesy podcast with Chad Kultgen, who most recently appeared against Steve Carell and Rose Byrne in Focus Features' irresistible comedy. Additional films include F Is for Family, Mom, Klaus, American Woman, Super Troopers 2, The Three Stooges, Southland Tales, the Best in Show, and Drop Dead Gorgeous. Other upcoming films featuring Sasso include Cameron Fay's Untitled Three Stooges Sequel and
Machado is represented by UTA, Attorney Rick Genow, and D2 Management, Sasso by APA, D2 Management, and Garcia by Authentic Talent and Literary Management.