craig-wedrenCraig Wedren is reteaming with director David Wain on the upcoming Netflix original movie A Futile & Stupid Gesture. The film stars Will Forte as National Lampoon co-founder Douglas Kenney, alongside Domhnall Gleeson, Joel McHale, Emmy Rossum, Matt Walsh, Martin Mull, Thomas Lennon, Matt Lucas, Seth Green, Jackie Tohn, Natasha Lyonne, Elvy Yost, John Gemberling, Rick Glassman, Camille Guaty and Jon Daly. The biopic is based on Josh Karp’s 2006 book of the same title and centers on the life and career of Kenney. Michael Colton and John Aboud (Penguins of MadagascarThe Comebacks) wrote the screenplay. Peter Principato (Central IntelligenceKeanu) and Jonathan Stern (Childrens Hospital) are producing the project. Wedren has previously collaborated with Wain on numerous projects, including Role ModelsWet Hot American SummerWanderlust and They Came TogetherA Futile & Stupid Gesture is expected to premiere later this year on Netflix.

Wedren also has the Netflix original series GLOW and Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later coming up. He also continues to score Starz’s Blunt Talk and ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat.