Jeff Cardoni has been hired to score the upcoming indie comedy Furlough. The film is directed by Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby, Sunlight Jr.) and stars Melissa Leo and La La Anthony. Anna Paquin, Tessa Thompson and Whoopi Goldberg are also rumored to appear in the movie, which centers around an inmate who is granted one weekend out of prison to see her dying mother and her relationship with a rookie correction officer. Barry Strugatz (She-Devil, Married to the Mob) wrote the screenplay. Jen Gatien (Holy Rollers, Jack & Diane, For Ellen) is producing the project. Furlough is currently in post-production. No word yet on a premiere date.

Cardoni (Mike and Dave Need Wedding DatesJust FriendsCSI: Miami) also has the features Status UpdateMalicious and Smitten!, as well as new seasons of HBO’s Silicon Valley and ABC’s Speechless. He also scored the comedy The Female Brain, which premiered last month at the Los Angeles Film Festival and is currently awaiting a distribution deal.