The Way, Way Back Casting Sessions

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Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (Academy Award winners for co-writing The Descendents) give us a funny sketch in which the cast of television’s Community (also starring Jim Rash) try out for a role in the duo’s upcoming directorial debut, The Way, Way Back.

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The film, starring Steve Carell, Toni Collette and Sam Rockwell, looks fantastic.

Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park’s managers.

Check out the official synopsis, trailer and poster underneath the featurette.

Official Synopsis:

THE WAY, WAY BACK is the funny and poignant coming-of-age story of 14-year-old Duncan’s (Liam James) summer vacation with his mother, Pam (Toni Collette), her overbearing boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and his daughter Steph (Zoe Levin). Having a rough time fitting in, the introverted Duncan finds an unexpected friend in gregarious Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park. Through his funny, clandestine friendship with Owen, Duncan slowly opens up and begins to finally find his place in the world—all during a summer he will never forget.

Starring Steve Carell, AnnaSophia Robb, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell and Liam James.

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ETA: USA – 5 July, 2013.