Demián Bichir has landed a good role…
The 51-year-old Mexican actor has landed a role in in the teen coming-of-age comedy Good Kids.
Bichir, the star of FX’s border drama series The Bridge, will star opposite Ashley Judd, Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch, Israel Broussard and Mateo Arias in the teen coming-of-age comedy for Voltage Pictures.
The story follows four overachieving high school students living on Cape Cod who, upon graduation, realize that they’ve missed out on key life experiences by always being the “good kids.” They decide to completely reinvent themselves when the summer kids show up, in order to truly enjoy their last time together before college.
Bichir, who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in A Better Life, will play the senior tennis coach at a local club. Judd will play a beautiful Cape Cod tennis wife.
Also joining the cast are Dayo Okeniyi, Julia Garner and Ginny Gardner.
Chris McCoy wrote the 2011 Black List script and is making his directorial debut on the film.
Produced by Depth of Field, Good Kids is currently shooting in Massachusetts.