Apr 10, 2016 05:32 AM EDT By Maria Cabrera

'Nine Lives' Cast: Jennifer Garner, Kevin Spacey, Robbie Amell & More

Filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld has described Nine Lives as a 'funny, emotional, commercial comedy.'

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  • 'Nine Lives' is an upcoming French comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and written by Dan Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin.

    According to The Wrap, Kevin Spacey has signed up to star in Nine Lives, which revolves around a workaholic businessman, who, after being involved in a terrible accident, finds himself trapped inside the body of a family cat. Then, we can only assume that madness ensues.The project comes from a script written by Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin, and filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld has described Nine Lives as a "funny, emotional, commercial comedy." And while that might a little be too sickly sweet for some moviegoers, Kevin Spacey’s presence is sure to add some edge to the project.

    Jennifer Garner and “The Flash” star Robbie Amell have joined the cast of EuropaCorp’s “Nine Lives,” starring Kevin Spacey.

    The film is scheduled to be released on August 5, 2016, by EuropaCorp.
  • Jennifer Garner is set to star alongside Kevin Spacey, Christopher Walken and Robbie Amell in the Barry Sonnenfeld-directed EuropaCorp comedy Nine Lives.
  • Kevin Spacey as Tom Brand / Mr. Fuzzypants

    In the live-action family comedy, Spacey's character, Tom Brand, is an overworked billionaire who is more intent on finishing the tallest building in America than spending time with his wife (Jennifer Garner) and kids.
  • Christopher Walken as Felix Grant.

    Christopher Walken is joining Kevin Spacey in EuropaCorp’s high-concept comedy Nine Lives. Walken plays Felix Grant, the owner of a mystical pet shop, who assists the businessman during his feline time of stress. This is the first time that Walken and Spacey have worked together onscreen in feature film (in fact, Spacey is known for his killer Walken impersonation).

  • Robbie Amell has joined the cast of Nine Lives. Robbie plays the son of the businessman-turned-cat, and his mom is played by Jennifer Garner.
  • Teddy Sears as Josh

    Teddy Sears who is known for legal drama series Raising the Bar and as Dr. Austin Langham on the Showtime period drama series Masters of Sex, is also joining the cast alongside Jennifer Garner, Kevin Spacey and more. Sears also has a recurring role as both Jay Garrick / The Flash and Hunter Zolomon / Zoom in The Flash.



  • Malina Weissman, best known for playing young April O’Neil in the recent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, is set to join EuropaCorp’s “Nine Lives”.
  • Cheryl Hines who starred as Larry David's wife Cheryl on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, is also has also joined the cast. She also starred as Dallas Royce on the ABC sitcom Suburgatory. In 2009, she made her directorial debut with Serious Moonlight.
  • The comedy film also adds 'Hart of Dixie' actress Talitha Bateman. She will play Nicole, the best friend of Malina Weissman's character.

    Bateman has a pivotal role in Sony's YA adaptation The 5th Wave opposite Chloe Moretz. She also recurs on The CW's Hart of Dixie. She's repped by Coast to Coast Talent Group and Hg5 Entertainment.
  • Mark Consuelos is hitting the big screen! Kelly Ripa's hunky husband has signed on to 'Nine Lives'. Consuelos, who has been married to Kelly Ripa since 1996, was most recently seen in Amazon’s series Alpha House as Senator Andy Guzman. His earlier TV credits include American Horror Story and All My Children. On the film side, he recently appeared in 2014’s A Walk Among the Tombstones.
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