The Escort (2015)
The Escort is a 2015 romantic film directed by Will Slocombe, starring Michael Doneger and Lyndsy Fonseca.
Mitch Cooper (Michael Doneger), a 27-year-old journalist in Los Angeles, is single, broke, and addicted to having sex with strangers from a mobile app. Recently fired from his job and in a desperate financial situation, Josh needs to write a good story in order to apply for a new job. He meets Natalie, a Stanford University-educated prostitute who, while making a lot of money, feels insecure in her unpredictable encounters. She agrees to let Mitch follow her around, apparently as her on-call bodyguard, so that Mitch can also write his story. Both lonely emotionally, the pair gradually develops feelings for each other.
- Lyndsy Fonseca as Natalie (aka Victoria)
- Michael Doneger as Mitch
- Tommy Dewey as JP
- Bruce Campbell as Charles
- Rachel Resheff as Emily
- Rumer Willis as Dana
- Steven Ogg as Warren
Sheri Linden of Variety wrote that it “turns giddy, formulaic, sobering and keenly funny”, while the actors “pull it off with a mix of brio and pained self-awareness”.