Ellen Burstyn, James Caan to star in ‘Welcome to Pine Grove’

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Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Actors Ellen Burstyn and James Caan will star in a romantic comedy film titled “‘Welcome to Pine Grove”.

Being helmed by Michael Lembeck, the film is based on a story by Harrison Powell. It is being described as “Mean Girls meets Golden Girls”, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

“Welcome to Pine Grove” follows Helen Wilson (Burstyn), an independent widow who moves into the Pine Grove Senior Community and discovers it’s just like high school, full of cliques and flirtatious suitors, and Caan will play the character of Dan Simpson, the hot new guy at Pine Grove and Burstyn’s love interest.

Burstyn won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”, while Caan was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar for Francis Ford Coppolaa’s “The Godfather.”

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The film is being financed by Astute Films.

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