Aaron Paul and Mary Elizabeth Winstead Get Smashed

Nick Offerman and Octavia Spencer are also in talks to star in this dramatic comedy about a married couple whose main bond is through alcohol.
BYBrian Gallagher | September 21st, 2011

Aaron Paul and Mary Elizabeth Winstead joins the cast of Smashed Super Crispy Entertainment is in talks with Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Thing), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation), and Octavia Spencer (The Help) to star in the dramatic comedy Smashed.

The project centers on a married couple (Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul) who can only find a connection through alcohol. Their marriage takes an unusual turn when the wife decides to get sober. Octavia Spencer will play the wife's best friend and sponsor, while Nick Offerman will portray the principal of the elementary school where she teaches.

James Ponsoldt is directing Smashed from a screenplay he co-wrote with Susan Burke. The movie is said to be a loose interpretation of the 1962 Blake Edwards drama Days of Wine and Roses.

Production is scheduled to start in November.

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