– by Gig Patta

The strive for the first child is often the hardest.

In 1st Born, the comedy follows a mixed-race couple striving to conceive their first child with unsupportive fathers.

The film stars Taylor Cole, Reza Sixo Safai, Tom Berenger, Val Kilmer, and Denise Richards.

Here’s the synopsis:

Ben and Kate are living the American dream. Kate, American, and Ben, an Iranian immigrant, are a quintessential story of true love. Though they are from disparate backgrounds, they discovered that love has no nationality. Their marriage is as perfect as can be, except for one problem, they have been unable to have a child of their own.

They tried and failed until finally, a miracle happens and Kate is pregnant. However, like all miracles, it comes with a cost. The baby is sick, and the key to saving it is in Ben and Kate’s fathers’ bone marrow. However, thrown into a grown man-baby conflict that everyone expects, but no one wants to deal with.

Ultimately, a family is a sloppy endeavor. And sometimes your enemy turns out to be your only hope. The family ultimately has to come first in this hilarious and heartwarming film feature an all-star ensemble cast.

The film is written by Sam Khoze, Mehdi Alimirzaee, and Tarek Zohdy. It is directed by Ali Atshani and Khoze.

LRM Online is premiering an exclusive clip from the film that features Taylor Cole (Kate) and Reza Sixo (Ben) visiting Dr. Cooper (played by Greg Grunberg), who asks the couple for the bone marrow of their parents.

1st Born is released by Uncork’d Entertainment digitally today.

Check out the exclusive clip above.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.