Stage and screen actors Blythe Danner and John Lithgow will appear on the big screen together this spring in Noble Jones' new film, The Tomorrow Man. A love story set in a small American town, the movie details the unlikely pairing of Ed—who spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come—and Ronnie, who spends her time shopping for things she may never use.
The Tomorrow Man will be released in May.
Lithgow is currently starring as Bill in the Broadway premiere of Lucas Hnath's Hillary and Clinton, now in previews at the John Golden Theatre. He stars opposite Laurie Metcalf as Hillary in the new play, directed by Joe Mantello, with an official opening set for April 18.
His other Broadway credits include last year's autobiographical solo show, Stories by Heart; Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance; Arthur Miller's All My Sons; David Storey's The Changing Room (for which he won a Tony Award); and the musicals Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Sweet Smell of Success (for which he won a second Tony Award).
Danner is a Tony winner for her performance in Leonard Gershe's Butterflies Are Free, as well as a nominee for the Broadway productions of Follies; Harold Pinter's Betrayal; and Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. She was last seen on Broadway in Donald Margulies' The Country House.