Supermodel Joan Smalls is set to star in her first acting gig in the Netflix original feature Set It Up, directed by Claire Scanlon. She joins the cast including Zoey Deutch, Lucy Liu, Glen Powell, and Taye Diggs
The romantic comedy revolves around Harper (Deutch) and Charlie (Powell), two overworked and underpaid assistants who are wasting their youth working for superiors who treat them like dirt. The two concoct a plan to solve this problem by setting up their respective bosses with each other but things start to go awry as they discover that what started out as a harmless plan could lead to some unanticipated consequences. Smalls will play Charlie’s girlfriend Suze.
Smalls expressed her excitement on Instagram writing: “Words cannot describe this feeling! So extremely lucky and honored to be part of such an insanely talented cast and team. Thank you to EVERYONE who made this posible #SetitUp #Netflix Can’t wait for you all to see.”
Katie Silberman wrote the screenplay, which Justin Nappi and Juliet Berman of Treehouse Pictures are producing.