I Am Michael stars James Franco and Zachary Quinto with Emma having a supporting role. A gay activist and magazine founder (James Franco) is saved from his homosexuality after turning to God, and later becomes a Christian pastor. The film is currently making its debut at film festivals so hopefully soon will see a theatrical release (most likely limited).
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Genre(s): indie comedy, drama
Emma as: Riley Banks
Co-Starring: Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Chris Messina and Ari Graynor
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Writer(s): Jones and Will McCormack
Release Date: August 3, 2012(US) – Other Countries
DVD Release Date: February 5, 2013(US)
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Production company(ies): Team Todd
Story follows a young divorcing couple (Jones and Samberg) who try to maintain their long-standing friendship while living together and pursuing other relationships.
Roberts will play a starlet who, when her career sags, helps the protagonist come out of her shell by hiring her to revamp her image. Messina plays a financial analyst who helps Celeste get over Jesse, while Graynor will play Celeste’s best friend from college who’s uncomfortable with her unusual arrangement.