The Hollywood comedy, produced by Armory Films and Wrigley Pictures stars Day as an outcast mute who after arriving in Los Angeles by bus, becomes catapulted into becoming a celebrity, only to lose it all.
Day also wrote the feature which stars Kate Beckinsale, Adrien Brody, Ken Jeong, Jason Sudeikis, Ray Liotta, Common, Edie Falco, Jillian Bell and John Malkovich.
El Tonto is fully financed by Armory Film’s Christopher Lemole and Tim Zajaros. The pic is produced by Wrigley Pictures’ John Rickard, Armory’s Chris Lemole and Tim Zajaros, and Alex Saks. Principal photography wrapped last November in Los Angeles, and the film is currently in post.
Jonathan Kier, Sierra/Affinity’s President of Sales and Distribution, stated, “We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with such an immensely talented group of actors,