Dean Stockwell will be joining Jerry Lewis in Max Rose. The Blue Velvet actor will play Ben Tracy in the comic’s return to the big screen. The character is an old friend of Lewis’ title character. Oscar nominee Stockwell was seen recently in the coming of ager C.O.G., which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 20. Helmed by first time director Daniel Noah, Max Rose marks Lewis’ first movie role since 1995’s Funny Bones. Shooting in LA, Max Rose is produced by Mosaic Media Group’s Lawrence Inglee and Lightstream Pictures’ Garrett Kelleher. Dean Stockwell is repped by Open Entertainment.
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