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Patton Oswalt’s ‘I Love My Dad’ Wraps Just In Time For Fathers Day; BuzzFeed Pride Fest Set; ‘Bad Detective’ And ‘A Rising Tide’ Deals; Aif Dates; More – Film Briefs

Patton Oswalt’s ‘I Love My Dad’ Wraps Just In Time For Fathers Day; BuzzFeed Pride Fest Set; ‘Bad Detective’ And ‘A Rising Tide’ Deals; Aif Dates; More – Film Briefs

Patton Oswalt is toplining and starring alongside writer-director James Morosini in I Love My Dad, a dramatic comedy that just wrapped principal photography in Syracuse, NY. Claudia Sulewski, Rachel Dratch, Ricky Velez also star along with Lil Rel Howery and Amy Landecker.

Inspired by Morosini’s real-life experiences, the pic follows Chuck (Oswalt), an estranged father who desperately wants to reconnect with his depressive son, Franklin (Morosini). Blocked on social media and concerned for his son’s life, Chuck impersonates a waitress (Sulewski) online and starts checking in with Franklin. But things begin to spiral when Franklin falls for this imaginary girl and wants nothing more than to meet her in person.

Bill Stertz and Sean King O’Grady produce for Atlas Industries alongside Dane Eckerle, Daniel Brandt and Burn Later Productions’ Phil Keefe and Sam Slater. Lauren Hantz and John Hantz are executive producers via their Hantz Motion Pictures, which fully financed.

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