Jim Gaffigan is set to star alongside Robbie Jones (BOSCH). Isabel Arraiza (OATH, DRIVEN) and Tammy Blanchard (Tallulah), in All The Animals Come Out At Night. The film was penned by Derrick Borte and Daniel Forte, and is directed by Derrick Borte (The Joneses, London Town). Scott Lochmus’s (Pottersville, The Joneses) of Storyland Pictures is producing the film, in association with XYZ Films, and via a workforce development partnership with Old Dominion University and The Virginia Film Commission. The film is shooting in Norfolk, VA, with delivery expected in the second quarter of 2018.
This marks Gaffigan’s first lead in a dramatic film, and his fourth appearance in a drama in last two years (Chuck, Chappaquiddick, Them That Follow).
All The Animals Come Out At Night tells the story of Cam (Gaffigan), a former computer programmer, now down on his luck driver. After suffering an emotional breakdown, and the subsequent loss of his job and family, he is a shell of the successful man he once was. Cam makes extra cash chauffeuring Mazz, a low-level drug dealer, around the city. As Cam’s situation deteriorates into a serious financial bind he decides to kidnap Mazz’s child in hopes of collecting a ransom from the cash-carrying dealer.