Bette Midler, Ron Livingston, Aaron Dominguez and Rish Shah Among 12 Other Amazon Rom-Com Actors – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: The cast of the Amazon Studios romantic comedy Sitting in the bars with a cake grows by 12 with the addition of Bette Midler (Hocus Pocus), Ron Livingstone (the flash), Maia Mitchell (good problem), Aaron Dominguez (Only murders in the building), Rish Shah (Ms. Marvel), and Odessa A’zion (hellraiser).

Martha Kelly, Adina Porter, Navid Negahban, Simone Recasner, Will Ropp and Charlie Morgan Patton
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Martha Kelly (Euphoria), Adina Porter (American Horror Story: Cult), Navid Negahban (The old man), Simone Recasner (The big jump), Will Ropp (The consequences), and Charlie Morgan Patton (Jesus revolution).

Details about the characters they will play are under wraps.

Sitting in bars with cake begins production next month in Los Angeles.

Based on a true story, Sitting in bars with cake follows a quiet young woman who is unlucky in love and discovers an unlikely lover when she bakes a cake for her best friend’s birthday and brings it to a bar, only to be invaded by men. She thinks it’s a fluke, but her friend convinces her to commit to making cakes and taking them to bars for a year, with the goal of finding true love. The life of the shy young woman then opens up in a way she could not have imagined.

Trish Sie is directing the film from a screenplay by Audrey Shulman adapted from her blog and the book of the same name. Sitting in bars with cake is produced by Susan Cartsonis of Resonate Entertainment, Brent Emery and Suzanne Farwell, and Nick Moceri of All Night Diner. Shahidi and Teri Simpson are executive producers. Clément Bauer is co-producer.

The Amazon original film will stream on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories around the world upon release.

Midler is replaced by CAA; Livingston is replaced by UTA; Mitchell is replaced by WME and Anonymous Content; Dominguez is replaced by Innovative Artists, Alexander White Agency, Authentic Talent and Literary Management and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; A’zion is replaced by Buchwald, Luber Roklin, Doyle Rice, and Yorn Levine Krintzman Rubinstein, et al.

Kelly is replaced by UTA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners; Porter is replaced by TalentWorks and Bamboo Management; Negahban is replaced by innovative artists; Recasner is replaced by Innovative Artists and Vickery Management, Ropp is replaced by The Gersh Agency, Corner Booth Entertainment and Felker, Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson LLP.; Patton is replaced by APA and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

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