Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen are set to star together in the dark comedy Ingrid Goes West
Aubrey Plaza (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Parks and Recreation) is set to star opposite Elizabeth Olsen (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Martha Marcy May Marlene) in the upcoming dark comedy Ingrid Goes West. Directed by Matt Spicer, Ingrid Goes West is based on a script by Spicer and David Branson Smith.
Ingrid Goes West follows Ingrid Thorburn (Plaza) a mentally unstable young woman who becomes obsessed with Taylor Sloane (Olsen), a social media “influencer” with a seemingly-perfect life. When Ingrid decides to drop everything and move to the West Coast to befriend Taylor in real life, her behavior turns unsettling and increasingly dangerous.
Currently shooting in Los Angeles, Ingrid Goes West marks Spicer’s feature directorial debut. He recently co-wrote Flower, along with Max Winkler, who will direct. The film offers a twisted coming-of-age comedy starring Zoey Deutch, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn and Tim Heidecker, which Spicer will also produce alongside Rough House Pictures and Diablo Entertainment. Along with Winkler, Spicer is also set to write the recently announced Rocketeer sequel for Disney.