Better Living Through Chemistry


A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

‘Better Living Through Chemistry’ Trailer Starring Sam Rockwell

‘Better Living Through Chemistry’ Trailer Starring Sam Rockwell

A mild-mannered pharmacist's life takes a strange, drug-addled turn in Better Living Through Chemistry. Samuel Goldwyn Films has debuted the first trailer, starring Sam Rockwell as Doug Varney, whose life is upended when he strikes up an affair with an alluring customer (Olivia Wilde), who lures him into a seductive and dangerous world he never could have dreamed of. Michelle Monaghan, Jane Fonda, Ben Schwartz and Ray Liotta co-star in this comedy, debuting on iTunes and in theaters March 14.

A small town pharmacist's uneventful life turns into a walk on the wild side when he embarks on a drug-and-alcohol fueled affair with a seductive customer in this murderously funny dark comedy starring Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde.

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Olivia Wilde Gets ‘Better Living Through Chemistry’

Occupant Films' Better Living Through Chemistry is making another casting swap, with Olivia Wilde replacing Jennifer Garner in the dark comedy. Jennifer Garner was forced to drop out of the project due to her recent pregnancy. We reported last month that Sam Rockwell replaced Jeremy Renner.

The story centers around a pharmacist (Sam Rockwell) stuck in a dead-end marriage, who starts an affair with a trophy wife (Olivia Wilde). When the pharmacist introduces his new lover to prescription drugs, things spiral out of control as they hatch a plot to kill her husband. Michelle Monaghan will portray the pharmacist's wife while Judi Dench will serve as the narrator.

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Sam Rockwell Takes ‘Better Living Through Chemistry’

Sam Rockwell has taken the lead in Better Living Through Chemistry, a role once believed to be Jeremy Renner's. There is no word on why the former dropped out.

Sam Rockwell will play a small-town pharmacist stuck in a loveless marriage, and thus decides to embark on an affair with the town slut, a trophy wife played by Jennifer Garner. The two get hooked on prescription drugs, and in an induced haze decide to murder the woman's husband.

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Jeremy Renner and Judi Dench Discover ‘Better Living Through Chemistry’

Directors David Posamentier and Geoff Moore have picked up a quadrant of leading actors for their upcoming independent drama Better Living Through Chemistry. Coming aboard the $8 million dollar project are Jeremy Renner, Judi Dench, Jennifer Garner, and Michelle Monaghan.

David Posamentier and Geoff Moore collaborated on the script, which made last year's coveted blacklist. The story follows a milquetoast pharmacist in a small town, suffering through a lifeless marriage when he decides to have an affair with the sexy neighborhood trophy wife. Together, the two begin experimenting with the drugs at their disposal in the pharmacy.

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Jennifer Garner in Talks for ‘Better Living Through Chemistry’

Jennifer Garner is in negotiations to join Occupant Films' dramatic thriller Better Living Through Chemistry, starring opposite Jeremy Renner.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Better Living Through Chemistry centers on a small-town pharmacist (Jeremy Renner) who is stuck in a loveless marriage and rediscovers himself through an affair with a trophy wife (Jennifer Garner) who introduces him to the pleasures of prescription drugs. Things spin out of control when the affair escalates and the lovers begin plotting to kill the woman's husband.

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