Director Garry Marshall and a stellar ensemble cast will ring in the 2011 holiday season with the romantic comedy "New Year's Eve."
"New Year's Eve" celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in the intertwining stories of couples and singles, told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. The film stars Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, two-time Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Meyers, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Academy Award® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer, Til Schweiger, Ryan Seacrest, two-time Academy Award® winner Hilary Swank and Sofia Vergara.
Reuniting with Marshall from last year's hit romantic comedy "Valentine's Day" are screenwriter Katherine Fugate and producers Mike Karz and Wayne Rice. Serving again as executive producers will be Josie Rosen and Diana Pokorny, joined by Heather Hall as co-producer. The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography Charles Minsky ("Pretty Woman," "Valentine's Day") production designer Mark Friedberg ("The Darjeeling Limited," "Morning Glory,") editor Michael Tronick ("The Green Hornet," "Hairspray") and Oscar®-nominated costume designer Gary Jones ("The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Valentine's Day").
"New Year's Eve" will be shot entirely on location in and around New York City. A New Line Cinema presentation of a Wayne Rice/Karz Entertainment Production, a Garry Marshall Film, "New Year's Eve" will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.