Netflix is preparing a romantic comedy. Johansson, Cruz, Fassbender and a Star Wars budget
As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, popular Nancy Meyers returns with a new romantic comedy. She is a cult director who has created some of the best titles of the genre. Let’s list movies like here Better late than later, It’s complicated, holidays or her last Apprentice from 2015. Since then, she has not made any film, because as she stated openly: she is taking a break. Now he returns with a new title, which he will direct based on his own script. She will also be a producer.
Paris Paramount – what is the movie about?
This is a working title at the moment. THR insiders say the protagonist is a young screenwriter-director who falls in love with the producer. Together they make successful films and then end their private and professional relationship. When a big new project comes up, the couple must once again be in the same room while grappling with the project’s high stakes and crazy celebrities.
They will play the main roles Scarlett Johansson, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz and Michael Fassbender. The budget is cosmic: it is to close in the range of 130-150 million dollars. This makes it the most expensive romantic comedy in movie history. Nancy Meyers is known for wanting to deliver quality, so she usually expects bigger budgets. It is not entirely clear why this production has to cost so much.
THR points out that the project must be inspired by the life of Nancy Meyers, who was in a relationship with producer Charles Shyer. Together, they created such popular films as Private Benjamin, Baby Boom, Don’t believe the twins Whether Father of the bride.
Netflix declined to comment to The Hollywood Reporter. It is not yet known when the project will hit the screens.