Sony Pictures Entertainment has closed a deal with Nancy Meyers to direct an untitled film to be produced by Matt Tolmach and Nancy Meyers, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad, president of Columbia Pictures, and Hannah Minghella, president of Production for the studio. Meyers rewrote a screenplay that was originally written by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber.
The deal returns Meyers to Columbia Pictures, where she previously made The Holiday and Something’s Gotta Give.
In the new film, the life of an American young woman gets turned upside down when she begins dating a very unlikely young man. The complexities that follow are bigger than both of them. The comedy is set entirely in the UK, the film will have an all British cast with the exception of the female lead. READ MORE »
The writer and director of It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday, What Women Want, Baby Boom left ICM earlier this week after being repped by Jeff Berg spanning decades.
On the one hand, writer and director Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated, Something’s Gotta Give, The Holiday, What Women Want, Baby Boom) has been a loyal and longtime Jeff Berg client spanning decades. On the other, she cannot possibly say she hasn’t been well represented. Notoriously not an easy client, Meyers …