31 Mar 2015

The Final Doctor: Bobby Moynihan

Hey everyone.  We have cast the last outstanding role in the film, and we couldn't be more thrilled.  Bobby Moynihan will be playing Dr. Fisher. In addition to currently being in his eighth year on Saturday Night Live, Moynihan has made appearances on HBO's "Girls" and ABC's "Happy Endings." He also voiced the lead role in FXX's animated comedy "Chozen." Moynihan currently lends his voice to the Hulu original animated series "The Awesomes," created by Seth Meyers.  His

23 Mar 2015

Casting Update 3/23

Our last week of pre-production has begun and we have some fantastic new cast members:  Lane Kwederis, Joe Pera, and Mavis Simpson-Ernst. Lane is an actor, writer, and improviser. She has a BFA from The Boston Conservatory and has studied at UCB, The Magnet, and The PIT. In addition to performing at The Magnet she performs regularly throughout NYC with the indie improv team Power Nap. She was recently featured on Broad City, and has starred in many commercials. Joe

16 Mar 2015

Casting Update – Jeremy Shamos & Jodi Long

Two more incredible actors have signed on: Jeremy Shamos & Jodi Long. Jeremy's Broadway credits include Reckless, The Rivals and Elling, and he earned a Tony nomination for playing two roles in the Pulitzer Prize-winner Clybourne Park.  His film and TV credits include Better Call Saul and Birdman. Jodi, a New York native, is known for her roles on Desperate Housewives, Sex and the City, and her starring role on Sullivan & Son.  She was also featured in the film Beginners. 10 days

10 Mar 2015

Casting Update 3/10

Sixteen days until production begins, and our cast is coming together.  Today we can announce Jenn Harris, Natalie Carter, and Jordan Baker. Jenn starred in the indie film Gayby, the hit web series High Maintenance, and off-Broadway in the Silence of the Lambs-themed musical Silence!  Natalie Carter has been featured on 30 Rock, Girls, and Orange is the New Black.  Jordan is known for her roles on The Americans, Person of Interest, and a myriad of theater roles. More updates to

24 Feb 2015

Casting Update – Peter Friedman

Huge news today. We've cast Peter Friedman as Dr. Lipman. Peter Friedman made his Broadway debut in The Great God Brown in 1972. Since then, his theatre credits include The Visit (1973), Piaf and A Soldier's Play (both 1981), The Heidi Chronicles (1989), Ragtime (1998), and Twelve Angry Men (2004). He has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor

14 Feb 2015

Cast & Crew Update

A few cast & crew updates.  We'd like to officially announce that Zach Kuperstein is our cinematographer. Zach is a graduate of NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, has a passion for problem solving. With his never-say-never attitude he has shot several award-winning short films, including “Caught”, a Student Academy Award Finalist.  His work includes music videos in a variety of genres, and commercials for companies including Sony, The Economist, and AT&T. His documentary and television work has been featured

23 Dec 2014

Casting Update — Eddie Pepitone

We're very pleased to announce that comedian/actor/Bitter Buddha Mr. Eddie Pepitone has been cast to play the role of "Boris," Jay's father. In addition to his hugely successful stand-up career, Eddie is a very accomplished actor, having made appearances over the years on Community, Conan, The Arsenio Hall Show, Kickin’ It, Bob’s Burgers, and Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, Arrested Development, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Hello Ladies, Weeds, The Flight of the Conchords, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, House MD, Chappelle’s

19 Aug 2014

A Message from the Filmmakers

This project was born during a three-hour slog through morning traffic on the Hutchinson Parkway-- New York City headed upstate. It’s a pilgrimage that the three of us, small-town guys living in the city, know intimately. The trip generally happens after a year or more of absence from said hometown, when messages from old classmates pile up and calls from parents have reached a high Jewish fever pitch. Going home isn’t easy for anyone. It’s

6 Aug 2014

“5 DOCTORS” website launched!

Hello world!  We have officially launched our website.  You know this, obviously, that's where you now are.  We are still in the fundraising/casting phase of things, but it's all coming together bit by bit. Keep an eye on this blog for more information in the near future.  Onwards and upwards! -