Family Affairs Get Messy in Red Band Trailer for The Oranges
09.12.12 by Ryan
A comedy that explores when neighbors get too close.
David and Paige Walling (Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener) are best friends with Terry and Cathy Ostroff (Oliver Platt and Allison Janney) in their New Jersey suburb. When Nina Ostroff (Leighton Meester) comes home for Thanksgiving with her engagement a bust, her parents hope to set her up with their neighbors' son Toby Walling (Adam Brody), only it's the elder Walling that Nina has her eyes on. Once Nina and David's affair becomes public, the movie's red band (NSFW) trailer shows that just about everybody goes into meltdown mode as they wrestle with their emotions over the news.
The Oranges screened at the Toronto International Film Festival last year where it premiered to mixed reviews. THR praised the "gifted ensemble" despite the "mediocre material," while Hit Fix called it "a very funny film" with jokes that were "effortless." Directed by Julian Farino (Entourage) and written by newcomers Ian Helfer and Jay Reiss, audiences will be able to judge for themselves when The Oranges opens in limited release on October 5. Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development) co-stars.