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IFC Films has released this first trailer, via Yahoo! Movies, for Phil Dorling and Ron Nyswaner’s comedy-drama ‘Why Stop Now.’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, Tracy Morgan, Isiah Whitlock Jr. and Sarah Ramos, the film follows Eli Smith (Eisenberg), a piano prodigy, who is dealing with his troubled mother (Leo) and enlisting help from a hapless drug dealer (Morgan) on the day he has an audition for a prestigious music program. Events spiral comically out of control as this gang of misfits faces the mistakes of the past, the challenges of the future, and the possibilities of love. ‘Why Stop Now’ is released August 17th.

The bittersweet story of Eli Smith, a piano prodigy, and his mother Penny who despite her cheerful, loving disposition, struggles with drug addiction. On the day of his audition for a prestigious music program, Eli’s mother plans to enter rehab, but a glitch in the system forces them to enlist the help of an unlikely ally, her drug dealer Sprinkles. Circumstances conspire that turn them into a comical yet determined band of collaborators who are forced to deal with their internal demons over the course of the day.