|Directed By||Theodore Melfi|
|Produced By|| Fred Roos |
|Written By||Theodore Melfi|
|Starring|| Bill Murray |
St. Vincent is an upcoming American comedy film directed and written by Theodore Melfi. Melissa McCarthy stars along side Bill Murray, Chris O'Dowd and Naomi Watts.
A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
- Bill Murray as St. Vincent de Van Nuys
- Melissa McCarthy as Maggie
- Jaeden Lieberher as Oliver
- Naomi Watts as Daka
- Chris O'Dowd as Brother Geraghty
- Kimberly Quinn as Ana
- Scott Adsit as David
- Terrence Howard as Zucko
- Selenis Leyva
- Lenny Venito as Roger
The screenplay of the film was black listed, written in 2011 by Theodore Melfi. Previously Jack Nicholson was rumored to star in the film in the place of Bill Murray, but Murray signed on the film in July 2012. On March 11, 2013 Melissa McCarthy was offered a lead role and she later joined the cast. On March 22, Chris O'Dowd joined the cast. Naomi Watts joined the cast on April 22 in the role of a Russian prostitute. On July 19 Scott Adsit joined the cast, he will play the role of ex-husband of McCarthy.
Filming began the first week of July 2013, with scenes in Brooklyn, New York and Belmont Park in Elmont, Long Island, New York.
The first official trailer of the film was released on July 1, 2014.