According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ed Burns is suiting up to write, direct and star in the indie ensemble film The Groomsmen, which is being produced through his Marboro Road Gang Prods. and Bauer-Martinez Studios.
Brittany Murphy, John Leguizamo, Jay Mohr, Jessica Capshaw, Matthew Lillard, Heather Burns, John Mahoney and Donal Logue round out the film, which starts shooting today in New York. The project marks the seventh time Burns will write, direct and star in a film
The story follows the misadventures and confusion of a groom (Ed Burns) and his four groomsmen the week before a wedding. Wrestling with issues of fatherhood, honesty and growing up, the five thirtysomethings discover their extended adolescence might be finally coming to a close.