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Kate Walsh, Anthony Rapp to Star in ‘Modern Love’

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Kate Walsh, Anthony Rapp and Jonathan Bennett will star in gay marriage drama “Modern Love,” with shooting starting in and around Los Angeles on June 8, Variety has learned.

Joshua Tunick will direct from his own script. Producers are Eric Kops, Tunick and Dave Perkal.

The story follows an intimate group of friends and family gathering at the home of two gay men to celebrate their nuptials. When the wedding hits a snag, the group helps the grooms to see that all marriages have their challenges.

The film comes at a time when 36 states have legalized same-sex marriage.

Tunick’s credits include documentaries “Naked Pavement,” “Scars Don’t Sweat” and “Mr. Smithereen Goes to Washington.”

Kops has been working in film marketing and publicity for more than 24 years, heading up publicity departments at MGM/United Artists, Paramount Pictures and Summit Entertainment. He handled the publicity campaigns for the “Twilight” films, “Divergent,” “Mission Impossible 3,” several James Bond films, “Source Code,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and “The Hurt Locker.”

Rapp’s credits include “Rent,” “A Beautiful Mind” and “Daze and Confused.” Bennett starred in “Mean Girls,” and Walsh starred in “Private Practice” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.”

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