A Man Called Otto: Cameron Britton, Mike Birbiglia Joins the Tom Hanks Starrer?

The news of the much loved Fredrik Backman book, ‘A Man Called Ove’ being converted into the film titled ‘A Man Called Otto’ has everyone excited for the upcoming project. The film is going to be directed by German-Swiss filmmaker Marc Forster and is going to star ‘Forrest Gump’ famed Tom Hanks in the titular role. Recently, some new members have also joined the cast it seems and, enhanced the overall film’s casting.

Cameron Britton and Mike Birbiglia have been signed for the upcoming comedy-drama film. While Britton is best known for his Emmy-nominated work on Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’, ‘Manhunt: Deadly Games’ and ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’, Britton most recently wrapped the Gloria Sanchez Productions/Netflix limited series, Birbiglia has appeared in ‘Trainwreck’, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’, ‘Orange is the New Black’ and ‘Billions’. He is also the writer, director and star of ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ and ‘Don’t Think Twice’.

As per ‘Deadline’, the film tells the story of Otto Anderson essayed by Tom Hanks, a grumpy widower whose only joy comes from criticizing and judging his exasperated neighbours. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in the quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unexpected friendship that will turn his world upside down. The film, which has its screenplay adapted by two-time Oscar nominee David Magee, also stars Mariana Treviño, Rachel Keller and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo.

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You can watch this film, presently streaming on Netflix.

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