One of my favorite actors of all time joins the cast of "Wish I Was Here": Mandy Patinkin will play my father. twitter.com/zachbraff/stat…— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) May 14, 2013
The story centers on 35-year-old Aidan (Zach Braff) an actor who is struggling to provide for his family. When his ailing father (Mandy Patinkin) can no longer afford to pay for his young children's private school, Aidan reluctantly agrees to home school them, learning a lot about himself in the process.
Zach Braff is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with his brother, Adam J. Braff. The project has met its $2 million goal, and then some, with $2.6 million in donations. There are still nine days left to donate to the project, and you can to visit the Kickstarter page.
Wish I Was Here comes to theaters July 18th, 2014 and stars Josh Gad, Joey King, Jim Parsons, Ashley Greene, Kate Hudson, Zach Braff, Mandy Patinkin, Donald Faison. The film is directed by Zach Braff.