Adam Brody Gets ‘Some Girls’ and ‘Welcome to the Jungle’

‘The O.C.’ actor comes out of hiding and lands leading roles in two high-profile indies.
BY | Brody books two leading indie rolesAdam Brody has signed on for two projects. The O.C. actor is in negotiations for the lead role in an adaptation of the play Some Girls from writer-producer Neil LaBute, which will be directed by Jennifer Getzinger. The actor has also joined Welcome to the Jungle.

The story follows a successful writer who, before getting married, decides to travel across the country to meet his five ex-girlfriends in a series of hotel rooms.

In addition to writing the script, Neil LaBute will produce the project. Production will begin in April in Los Angeles.

Adam Brody is also set to star in Robert Meltzer's Welcome to the Jungle, which follows a group of staffers at a design firm who go on an office retreat to a tropical island, where total chaos erupts after they become stranded. A Lord of the Flies-type situation unfolds, and

Adam Brody's character is forced to match wits with the power-hungry leader in order to rescue his co-workers.

Rob Huebel, Dennis Haysbert, Kristen Schaal and Jean-Claude Van Damme will co-star in the Pimienta production, which starts shooting next month in Puerto Rico.

Welcome to the Jungle was released in 2012.


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