Little Miss Sunshine co-directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris have delivered an unusual rom-com written by Zoe Kazan who also stars as the title character in Ruby Sparks. A character in novels by struggling writer Calvin, played by Paul Dano, suddenly materializes in the flesh. Complications ensue. Cast includes Antonio Banderas, Annette Bening, Steve Coogan, Elliott Gould, Chris Messina and Deborah Ann Woll. The Fox Searchlight release opens July 25.

For all of Deadline's headlines, follow us @Deadline on Twitter.