Tom Reilly (Zach Braff) and his wife Sofia
(Amanda Peet) are in for some major changes now that they
have a newborn. As a lawyer, Sofia has always provided a
comfortable living while Tom has contributed love, support
and the occasional paycheck. When Sofia decides to be a
stay-at-home mom all that changes.
Tom moves the family to Ohio to work for his father-in-law
(Charles Grodin) as an ‘Assistant Associate Creative’ for
“Sunburst Communications.” His boss Chip (Jason Bateman)
happens to still carry a torch for Sofia from their high
school days. Each time Tom gains some ground at the firm,
Chip wheels in and steals his thunder. Dirty tricks and
sabotage abound creating an atmosphere of fierce paranoia
that eventually threatens Tom and Sofia’s relationship.
Chip will stop at nothing to see Tom defeated while no one
but Tom can see Chip for the evil genius he is. Through it
all Tom’s esteem is depleted, his manhood challenged (by a
surprisingly large adversary) and he’s watching his family
THE EX stars Zach Braff, Amanda Peet and Jason Bateman. Also
in the cast are Charles Grodin, Mia Farrow, Donal Logue, Amy
Poehler and Amy Adams. It is directed by Jesse Peretz and
written by David Guion and Michael Handelman. It is produced
by Anthony Bregman, Anne Carey and Ted Hope.
©2006 Weinstein Co. All rights reserved.
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