Cast: Dennis Quaid as Dan Foreman Topher Grace as Carter Duryea Scarlett Johansson as Alex Foreman Marg Helgenberger as Ann Foreman David Paymer as Morty Clark Gregg as Steckle Philip Baker Hall as Eugene Kalb Selma Blair as Kimberly Frankie Faison as Corwin Ty Burrell as Enrique Colon Kevin Chapman as Lou Amy Aquino as Alicia Zena Grey as Jana Foreman Colleen Camp as Receptionist Lauren Tom as Obstetrician Summary: Terrific on-screen chemistry between Topher Grace and Dennis Quaid and a premise rife with comic possibilities makes this a decent but flawed follow-up to About a Boy.Story: Veteran ad executive Dan Foreman (Dennis Quaid) gets scared for his job when he is replaced a boss half his age (Topher Grace), but things get more complicated when his boss starts dating his eldest daughter (Scarlett Johansson).Their shaky relationship builds up to a great moment where the Richard Branson like head of the company, played by Malcolm Mc Laren, shows up to give a speech only to be given a piece of Dan’s mind.
With her tousled blonde hair, full lips, and porcelain complexion, twenty-year-old Scarlett Johansson has become one of the hottest talents in Hollywood.
In the mid-2000s her luminous features graced the cover of every fashion magazine, and in late 2004 she became the face of Calvin Klein, tapped to plug a new perfume for the famous designer. Acting since the age of eight, she has appeared in more than twenty films over the course of twelve years ranging from the independent Manny …
An eyewitness tells the National Enquirer, "They could not keep their hands off each other. "Topher kept kissing Katie and rubbing her shoulders.
He looked in love." Grace has previously been romantically linked to Ivanka Trump and actress Teresa Palmer.
Grace’s ability to be charming and likeable even while firing people, which he does a lot in this movie, is the most impressive.
Neither actor ever dominates or takes the supporting part, playing off each other well but also allowing each other to have their own moments.
Even the relationship between Alex and her father seems forced into the script, lending itself to the obvious situations and resolutions when Dan catches them.
It might not be half as annoying if not for the fact that Daniel “Lemony Snicket” Handler used the same premise in the little seen Rick, which handled the exact same younger boss-father-daughter relationship much better.
The One Tree Hill actress sparked speculation of a romance with the That '70s Show star after they were recently seen getting coffee together in Los Angeles.
The reports came after Bush split from boyfriend of six years Austin Nichols in February (12), but she insists her relationship with Grace is strictly platonic.
Many films this year have tried to mix comedy and drama to emulate real life situations, and despite the problems, Weitz’s solo debut finds just the right mix of the two, making this a decent alternative comedy that any guy between the ages of the two stars should be able to appreciate.