Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks Join The Big Shoe

Steven Shainberg is directing this comedy about a family who hires a muse and a psychotherapist to get their shoe-designing son to work for them.
BYBrian Gallagher | February 7th, 2013
Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks Join The Big Shoe

Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks join The Big ShoeKristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks have signed on to star in the upcoming indie comedy The Big Shoe for director Steven Shainberg (Secretary).

The story revolves around a shoe designer (Jim Sturgess), whose family wants to use his work to create cheap knock-offs for a big profit. In an attempt to bring him back into the fold, they hire a muse (Kristen Stewart) and a psychotherapist (Elizabeth Banks) before he cuts ties with his kin.

Steven Shainberg will direct from a screenplay he co-wrote with Mickey Birnbaum, which employs the same blend of eroticism and humor as Steven Shainberg's 2002 indie Secretary. The project will mark his first directorial outing since 2006's Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus. Andrew Lazar is producing through his Mad Chance Productions company.

Shooting is scheduled to begin June 17.

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