Ingrid Goes West
Ingrid Goes West

The 2017 Sundance Film Festival breakout, Ingrid Goes West, has been acquired by Tom Quinn and Tim League’s new distribution banner, Neon, for release in the U.S.

Directed by Matt Spicer and starring Aubrey Plaza (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, “Parks and Recreation”) and Elizabeth Olsen (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Martha Marcy May Marlene). Based on a script by Spicer and David Branson Smith, the dark comedy also stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen, and Pom Klementieff.

Ingrid Goes West follows Ingrid Thorburn (Plaza) a mentally unstable young woman who becomes obsessed with Taylor Sloane (Olsen), a social media “influencer” with a seemingly-perfect life. When Ingrid decides to drop everything, and move to the West Coast to befriend Taylor in real life, her behavior turns unsettling and increasingly dangerous.

Ingrid Goes West marks Spicer’s feature directorial debut. He recently co-wrote Flower, along with Max Winkler who will also direct. The film is a twisted coming-of-age comedy starring Zoey Deutch, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn and Tim Heidecker, which Spicer will also produce alongside Rough House Pictures and Diablo Entertainment. Along with Winkler, Spicer will write the recently announced Rocketeer sequel for Disney.

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