Michelle Pfeiffer joins Chris Pine in 'People'

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2011, 12:25 PM IST

Los Angeles: Michelle Pfeiffer will play Chris Pine`s mother in "Welcome to People," the DreamWorks movie that is acting as the feature-directing debut of screenwriter Alex Kurtzman.

"People" follows a businessman who returns home after his estranged father`s death and discovers that he has an alcoholic sister with a 12-year-old son.

He is forced to reexamine his own life while trying to form new bonds with his family.

Pfeiffer joins a cast that also includes Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde.

"People" is scheduled to begin shooting in Los Angeles next week.

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