Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the cast of Alex Kurtzman’s directorial debut Welcome to People. Pfeiffer will play the mother to Chris Pine’s character in the film. Previously cast in the film include Elizabeth Banks, who will play Pine’s alcoholic half-sister and Olivia Wilde who will play Pine’s girlfriend.
Alex Kurtzman co-wrote the film with his “Star Trek”, “Cowboys & Aliens” and “Transformers” partner Roberto Orci. The family drama starts shooting next week in Los Angeles and is expected to hit theaters sometime next year.