Academy Award winners Robert De Niro (Raging Bull, Silver Linings Playbook) and Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables, The Devil Wears Prada) star together in Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Intern. Oscar-nominated and award-winning filmmaker Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta Give, Private Benjamin) is directing the dramatic comedy from her own screenplay.
In The Intern, De Niro stars as Ben Whittaker, a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Hathaway).
The film’s multi-generational cast also features Rene Russo (Thor), Anders Holm (Workaholics), Andrew Rannells (Girls), Adam Devine (Pitch Perfect), Celia Weston (No Reservations), Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars), Linda Lavin (Wanderlust), Zack Pearlman (The Inbetweeners), newcomer Jason Orley, and Christina Scherer (Living with Uncle Charlie).
Meyers also produced the film, with Suzanne Farwell. Celia Costas served as executive producer.
Meyers’ behind-the-scenes creative team is headed by Oscar-nominated director of photography Stephen Goldblatt (The Prince of Tides, The Help), Oscar-nominated production designer Kristi Zea (Revolutionary Road, GoodFellas, Tower Heist), Oscar-nominated film editor Robert Leighton (A Few Good Men, When Harry Met Sally) and costume designer Jacqueline Demeterio (The Other Woman, The Big C). The music is by Theodore Shapiro (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Devil Wears Prada).
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, a Waverly Films Production, a Nancy Meyers Film, The Intern. Scheduled for release on September 25, it will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
The Intern has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some suggestive content and brief strong language.