Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Release Date: June 22, 2012
Studio: Focus Features
Director: Lorene Scafaria
Screenwriter: Lorene Scafaria
Starring: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Roger Aaron Brown, Tonita Castro, Rob Corddry, Melinda Dillon, Rob Huebel, Gillian Jacobs, Derek Luke, Melanie Lynskey, T.J. Miller, Mark Moses, Patton Oswalt, William Petersen, Lindsay Sloane, Bob Stephenson
MPAA Rating: R (for language including sexual references, some drug use and brief violence)
Plot Summary: Steve Carell and Keira Knightley star in the comedy “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” which marks the feature directorial debut of screenwriter Lorene Scafaria (“Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist”). Set in a too-near future, the movie explores what people will do when humanity’s last days are at hand. As the respective journeys of Dodge (Carell) and Penny (Knightley) converge, the two spark to each other and their outlooks � if not the world’s � brighten.