Patrick Huard stars as David Wozniak, a 42-year-old lovable but perpetual
screw-up who finally decides to take control of his life. A habitual sperm donor
in his youth, he discovers that he's the biological father of 533 children, 142
of whom are trying to force the fertility clinic to reveal the true identity of
the prolific donor code-name Starbuck.
Produced by André Rouleau, the film also stars Julie Le Breton as David's
long-suffering girlfriend, who suddenly finds herself pregnant and
understandably reluctant to share parenthood with the unreliable David; and
Antoine Bertrand as David's longtime friend Paul, an attorney who takes on his
case while trying to disabuse him of the joys of parenthood.
A runaway box office success in Quebec, Starbuck premiered at the Toronto
Film Festival as a Gala Presentation. English-language remake rights for this
all-too-human comedy were sold to Dreamworks. Directed by Ken Scott and starring
Vince Vaughn, the American remake is currently set to be released under the
title The Delivery Man on October 4. Entertainment One will release Starbuck on
March 22 in Los Angeles and New York, with a national rollout to