If they find a system that works, why redo it? Well the folks over at FOX Searchlight are doing just that with their new movie Juno which is due out this holiday season.
Just watching the trailer the story follows what we think might just be the teenage version of Knocked Up. We’re not saying this is a bad thing. There’s a whole slew of great actors in the movie, including Michael Cera, Jason Bateman (both alumni of the criminally underrated TV show Arrested Development) Jennifer Garner (Alias, Daredevil, Elektra), J.K. Simmons (Spider-man), Rainn Wilson (The Office), Allison Janney (The West Wing), and Ellen Page (X-Men: The Last Stand’s Kitty Pryde) as the title role.
The story follows one precocious high schooler Juno MacGuff, who gets “knocked up” by Paulie Bleeker (Cera), the local sweatband wearing wannabe and all the adventures of carrying the baby to term for an adoptive couple, played by Gardner and Bateman. Add the whacky dialogue and wit of her parents (Janney and Simmons) and toss in director Jason Reitman (Thank You For Smoking and son of movie legend Ivan Reitman) and you have yourself some good modern family fun.