Why Stop Now
collider.com IFC Films has released the first trailer for Why Stop Now, previously titled Predisposed. The trailer presents a likeable farce about a piano prodigy (Jesse Eisenberg) who needs to check his drug-addict mother (Melissa Leo) into rehab on the day of his audition for a prestigious music program. Things go awry, which draws her drug dealer, Sprinkles (Tracy Morgan), into the quest.

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Why Stop Now Synopsis and Credits

WHY STOP NOW brings together the comic talents of Academy Award-nominee Jesse Eisenberg, Academy Award-winner Melissa Leo and Tracy Morgan in the summer's wildest comedy. Eli (Eisenberg) is a piano prodigy. Today is the audition that will determine his future-- will he launch a career and take off into the world? Or will he stay stuck, caring for his sister and mother (Leo) who, despite her cheerful, loving disposition, is a drug addict. The only obstacle to a seamless transition into his future is dropping off Mom off at the center where she will enter rehab, but a glitch in the system forces sends them off to enlist the help of an unlikely ally, her drug dealer Sprinkles (Morgan). The day spirals downhill quickly, and the hapless team must collaborate every step of the way to battle their own demons and get Eli out of the rabbit hole.

"Why Stop Now" stars Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, and Tracy Morgan.

Directed by Philip Dorling and Ron Nyswaner.
Written by Philip Dorling and Ron Nyswaner.
Produced by Brice Dal Farra, Claude Dal Farra, Lauren Munsch, Neda Armian, Paul Prokop, and Ron Nyswaner.
Production company/distributor: IFC Films.

Release Date: August 17, 2012


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