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Year: 2002
USA: Trillion Entertainment
Cast: Jordan Bridges, Marisa Coughlan, Heather Donahue, Mark Setlock, Benito Martinez, Charles Rocket, Paul McCrane, Dan Hedaya, Dan Montgomery Jr, James Marsh, Danny Strong, Jere Burns, Branton Boxer, Andrew Ableson, Amber Smith, Jenya Lano, Jodi Long, Michael Dow, Melissa Marsala, Deirdre Quinn, Nancy Fish, Paul Korver, Dale Godboldo, Eric Matheny, Jessica Maider, Portia Dawson, Elise Ballard, Craig Sherman
Director: François Velle
Country: USA
USA: 92 mins
USA Rated: R for language, some sexuality and drug
USA Release Date: 2 May 2003 (Limited Release - Los Angeles and New York)


NEW SUIT is a wickedly funny comedy about Hollywood and the sycophants and schemers that fuel its increasingly vacuous ideas.

Kevin Taylor (Jordan Taylor) is a young screenwriter with a dream, but his unfortunate reality is fetching coffee (and hookers) for a washed-up producer and listening to his blowhard colleagues mouth off about scripts they've never read.

One day he jokingly mentions a 'hot' script that doesn't exist, by a screenwriter that he invented on the spot; his colleagues, unwilling to admit their ignorance, pretend they all know about it. Soon half of Hollywood wants the script, while the other half pretends they've already read it, loved it, optioned and financed it, including Marianne Roxbury (Marisa Coughlan), a beautiful and ambitious young agent willing to do almost anything to make a deal.

Deftly satirizing Hollywood's knack for embracing only the most hollow ideas, NEW SUIT exposes the naked truth: it's not the package but the packaging that counts.

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