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The Extra Man

Rating:R (for some sexual content)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:July 30, 2010
Running time:108 minutes
Cast:Katie Holmes, John C. Reilly, Paul Dano, Kevin Kline, Alicia Goranson
Director:Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Producer:Anthony Bregman, Stephanie Davis
Writer:Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Web Site: http://theextramanmovie.com/

Description: "The Extra Man" follows Louis Ives, a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel. When a deeply embarrassing incident forces him to leave his job at an exclusive Princeton prep school, Louis heads to New York City to make a fresh start. He quickly finds a 9-to-5 job at an environmental magazine, where he encounters an entrancing, green-obsessed co-worker Mary. But, what really sparks Louis' imagination is his new home life. He rents a room in the ramshackle apartment of Henry Harrison, a penniless, wildly eccentric and brilliant playwright. When Henry's not dancing alone to obscure music or singing operettas, he's an "extra man," a social escort for the wealthy widows of Manhattan high society.

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