After congenital loser David (Matt Dillon) is fired from his high-paying bank job and his beautiful fiancée (Christina Applegate) calls off their wedding on the same miserable day, his luck impossibly goes from bad to worse when he inadvertently becomes involved in a robbery. Steve Zahn takes a show-stealing turn as David’s ne’er-do-well best friend in this entertaining dark comedy from director Mitch Rouse.
Edward Mitchell “Mitch” Rouse (born August 6, 1964) is an American film and television actor, director and screenwriter.
Rouse was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where he played football at Oak Ridge High School. He attended the University of Tennessee before developing an interest in acting. He studied acting in Atlanta and later, improvisation in Chicago, where he became involved with improv guru Del Close and Chicago’s legendary Second City Theatre where he met long-time friend David Pasquesi. After writing and performing in a number of Second City productions, Rouse moved to New York where along with Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, and Stephen Colbert he co-created and starred in two television series for the cable television channel Comedy Central: Exit 57 and Strangers with Candy.
Rouse has appeared on episodes of Reno 911!, Home Improvement, According to Jim and Lost at Home. Rouse has also appeared in several feature films including… read more