PEACOCK ANNOUNCES NEW ORIGINAL MOVIE “MEET CUTE” STARRING PETE DAVIDSON AND KALEY CUOCO PREMIERE SEPTEMBER 21
· Peacock announced today that the feature film MEET CUTE from Weed Road Pictures will premiere on Wednesday, September 21 as Peacock’s newest Original Film.
· MEET CUTE follows the story of Sheila (Cuoco) and Gary (Davidson). When they meet, it’s love at first sight – until we find out that their magical date wasn’t fated at all. Sheila has a time machine and they fall in love all over again.
· “If I had a time machine right now, I’d be torn. Do I skip our release date or do I go back and relive the joy of making this movie? Fortunately for me, it’s a decision I don’t have to make,” said director Alex Lehmann. “I’m thrilled that audiences will be drawn into this wild romantic ride exclusively at the Peacock.”
· “We are thrilled to add Meet Cute to our Peacock Original Movies lineup this fall,” said Val Boreland, Executive Vice President, Content Acquisition, NBCUniversal Entertainment, Television and Streaming. “It’s the perfect film to join Peacock’s catalog as the service continues to expand with a range of films for every fan and every occasion.”
· MEET CUTE is produced by Weed Road Pictures and directed by Alex Lehmann. Akiva Goldsman, Rachel Reznick Wizenberg, Gregory Lessans, Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardon serve as producers. The film is written by Noga Pnueli.
· Blair Ward, Art Robinson, Anders Erdén, Sara Shaak, Jonathan Taylor, Simon Fawcett, Martin Sprock, Brian O’Shea, Nat McCormick, Caddy Vanasirikul, Galen Smith, Marc Danon, Noga Pnueli, Julia Kroll, Monte Lipman, Dana Sano , David Gendron, Ali Jazayeri, Pete Davidson, Kaley Cuoco serve as Executive Producers.
ABOUT THE MOVIE:
MEET THE CUTE SYNOPSIS:
When Sheila and Gary meet, it’s love at first sight – until we realize their magical date was far from fate. Sheila has a time machine and they fall in love all over again. But when the perfect night is never enough, Sheila travels into Gary’s past to change him into the perfect man.
Director: Alex Lehmann
Producers: Akiva Goldsman, Rachel Reznick Wizenberg, Gregory Lessans, Santosh Govindaraju, Dan Reardo
Executive Producer / Writer: Noga Pnueli
Executive Producers / Starring: Pete Davidson (The King of Staten Island, Saturday Night Live), Kaley Cuoco (The Flight Attendant, ROLE PLAY)
Executive Producers: Blair Ward, Art Robinson, Anders Erdén, Sara Shaak, Jonathan Taylor, Simon Fawcett, Martin Sprock, Brian O’Shea, Nat McCormick, Caddy Vanasirikul, Galen Smith, Marc Danon, Noga Pnueli, Julia Krollman, Monte Lip Dana Sano, David Gendron, Ali Jazayeri
Release date: September 21, 2022
Filming Location: New York, New York
Peacock is NBCUniversal’s streaming service. Peacock offers a line-up of exclusive world-class originals, on-demand libraries of hit TV shows, as well as critically acclaimed films from the vaults of Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination and Hollywood’s biggest studios. In addition, Peacock leverages NBCUniversal’s unmatched ability to deliver a broad range of compelling topical content across news, sports, late night, Hispanic and reality. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
About Weed Road Pictures:
Weed Road Pictures is a production company founded by Academy Award-winning producer, director and writer Akiva Goldsman. Weed Road has produced both acclaimed and commercially successful film titles, including DEEP BLUE SEA, CONSTANTINE, MR. & LADY. SMITH, I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK, FAIR GAME and LONE SURVIVOR. In 2021, the company released Amazon’s Critics Choice-nominated MAP OF TINY PERFECT THINGS, Amazon’s WITHOUT REMORSE starring Michael B. Jordan, and Netflix’s animated holiday BACK TO THE OUTBACK. Weed Road’s 2022 releases include Universal’s reimagining FIRESTARTER, based on the book by Stephen King, and the independent film MEET CUTE, starring Pete Davidson and Kaley Cuoco. Production is underway on Apple’s anthology series THE CROWDED ROOM, created by Goldsman and starring Tom Holland. Also on Weed Road’s TV slate, two Paramount+ Star Trek series co-created by Goldsman: the second season of STAR TREK: PICARD premiered on March 3 and the first season of STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS premiered on May 5 . STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS is currently in production on its second season, while production on the third season of STAR TREK: PICARD recently wrapped. A fourth season of TITANS, co-created by Goldsman, is currently in production for HBO Max.
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