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Tina Fey (“30 Rock”) and Paul Rudd (“This is 40”) are paired for the first time on-screen in the new comedy/drama directed by Academy Award nominee Paul Weitz (“About a Boy,” “In Good Company”), about the surprising detours we encounter on the road to happiness.

Every spring, high school seniors anxiously await letters of college admission that will affirm and encourage their potential. At Princeton University, admissions officer Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) is a gatekeeper evaluating thousands of applicants. Year in and year out, Portia has lived her life by the book, at work as well as at the home she shares with Princeton professor Mark (Michael Sheen). When Clarence (Wallace Shawn), the Dean of Admissions, announces his impending retirement, the likeliest candidates to succeed him are Portia and her office rival Corinne (Gloria Reuben). For Portia, however, it’s business as usual as she hits the road on her annual recruiting trip. On the road, Portia reconnects
with her iconoclastic mother, Susannah (Lily Tomlin). On her visit to New Quest, an alternative high school, she then reconnects with her former classmate, idealistic teacher John Pressman (Paul Rudd) – who has recently surmised that Jeremiah (Nat Wolff), a gifted yet very unconventional New Quest student, might well be the son that Portia secretly gave up for adoption years ago while at school. Jeremiah is about to apply to Princeton. Now Portia must re-evaluate her personal and professional existences, as she finds herself bending the admissions rules for Jeremiah, putting at risk the future she thought she always wanted – and in the process finding her way to a surprising and exhilarating life and romance she never dreamed of having.

The film is directed by Paul Weitz (“About a Boy,” “In Good Company,” “Being Flynn”), written by Karen Croner (“One True Thing”), based on the novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz. Cast includes Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Michael Sheen, Wallace Shawn, Gloria Reuben, Nat Wolff, and Lily Tomlin.

Opens in theaters everywhere on Friday, March 22nd!

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  1. This looks like a lot of fun. I love Tina Fey. I would love to go to the premiere.Thank You

  2. I am so looking forward to this movie! I’m an admissions officer and I love Tina Fey!!!

  3. My favorite part of going to the theater to watch a movie is the visual imagery and sound effect combination that makes me feel like I’m almost in a scene.

  4. My favorite part of going to the movies is that for a brief moment in time you can completely forget about everything else going on in the world outside

  5. the best part about going to the moves it the smell of popcorn and not being interrupted by the telephone.

  6. My favorite part of going to the movies is the fun and excitement of watching a movie on the big screen

  7. Love both these actors! Favorite part of going is having a night out without the kids 🙂

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