‘The Sitter’ Scores Sam Rockwell

The ‘Conviction’ star to star opposite Jonah Hill in the babysitting-gone-wrong comedy adventure.
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‘The Sitter’ Scores Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell in talks for The SitterConviction star Sam Rockwell is in talks to star opposite Jonah Hill in the 20th Century Fox comedy The Sitter, reports The Wrap.

Jonah Hill stars as a college dropout who agrees to look after three mischievous children as a favor to his mother. He's forced to take kids with him while he scores some drugs for a girl, but when the deal goes bad, the night turns into a wild chase through New York City, where Jonah Hill proves his mettle as a babysitter.

Sam Rockwell will play a villainous drug dealer along with J.B. Smoove from Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Max Records, Kevin Hernandez and newcomer Landry Bender play the trouble-making children, while Ari Graynor will play the female lead.

David Gordon Green directs The Sitter, which is currently filming in New York.

The Sitter was released December 9th, 2011.

Sources:The Wrap

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  • chappy422 • 5 years ago

    JB Smoove.... I bring da ruckus to dat ass larry

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    • cyn-de-harven • 5 years ago

      So it's like the urban, male version of Adventures in Babysitting, then? Lol

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      • diaigma • 5 years ago

        Exactly, @ejk1 - that's the same vibe I had :P

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        • cripple • 5 years ago

          I love Sam Rockwell, can't wait to see this.

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          • err2005 • 5 years ago

            gotta love this guy, he can pull off comedy or drama better than most.

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            • fanboy • 5 years ago

              "Jonah Hill stars as a college dropout" seems like just the right role for him

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              • ejk1 • 5 years ago

                Doesn't this sound like Adventures in Babysitting with Elizabeth Shue. I mean, the circ*mstances are different, but isn't the premise the same?

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