Hard Luck Love Song: Synopsis | Synthetic Pictures

Hard Luck Love Song is writer/director Justin Corsbie’s feature debut. The story follows Jesse (Michael Dorman), a charismatic but down on his luck troubadour who finds himself at an existential crossroads as bad choices catch up with him during an unexpected reunion with Carla (Sophia Bush), an old flame. The script is based on the song “Just Like Old Times” by acclaimed Americana singer/songwriter Todd Snider. The talented ensemble cast also features Dermot Mulroney, Brian Sacca, Melora Walters, Academy Award nominated Eric Roberts, and hip-hop icon RZA. At its core, the film is a crime thriller wrapped in a modern day love story wrapped in a gritty, compelling character study.


SCREEENPLAY BYJustin Corsbie & Craig Ugoretz

PRODUCED BYAllison R. Smith, Justin Corsbie, Douglas Matejka

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERSPeter J. Scalettar, Christian Monti, Ronna Scruggs, Shay Scruggs, Todd Snider, Burt Stein

CASTMichael Dorman, Sophia Bush, Dermot Mulroney, RZA, Brian Sacca, Eric Roberts, Melora Walters, Max Arciniega, Randal Reeder, Taylor Gray, Geri Courtney-Austein, Toni Robison-May, Zac Badasci