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Julianne Moore To Star With Greta Gerwig In Rebecca Miller-Helmed ‘Maggie’s Plan’

By | Wednesday January 15, 2014 @ 4:06pm PST
Mike Fleming

julianneEXCLUSIVERebecca Miller is building a strong cast for Maggie’s Plan,  the romantic comedy of manners that she will direct based on the script she wrote from a story by Karen Rinaldi. She has just set Julianne Moore to join Greta Gerwig, who plays the central character, a young woman trying to make her way in New York City.

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Miller, who scripted and helmed The Ballad Of Jack And Rose and The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee, will shoot this fall in New York. Moneyball’s Rachael Horovitz is producing through Specialty Films with Damon Cardasis, who partners with Miller in her upstart production shingle Round Films. Moore will be one of several major pieces of talent that Miller is adding to the film. Moore is in the midst of playing President Alma Coin in the two final films being adapted from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. She also wrapped Legendary Pictures’ Seventh Son opposite Jeff Bridges. Moore is repped by CAA and Management 360.

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Rebecca Miller & Greta Gerwig Team For ‘Maggie’s Plan’

By | Thursday January 9, 2014 @ 3:40pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Rebecca Miller will next directGretaGerwig Maggie’s Plan, a romantic comedy of manners that will star Frances Ha’s Greta Gerwig. Miller, who scripted and helmed The Ballad Of Jack And Rose and The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee, wrote the script, based on a story by Karen Rinaldi. Moneyball’s Rachael Horovitz is producing through Specialty Films with Damon Cardasis, who partners with Miller in her upstart production shingle Round Films. Gerwig is the lead, and Miller tells me that she will cast several other major parts this month and shoot in the fall in New York.

rebeccamiller__140109232920“It’s the story of a young woman and the joys and pitfalls of trying to make your own way in New York City,” said Miller, who searched long and hard for the right actress to anchor the film. “Greta has a very specific kind of innocent intelligence about her that made her perfect for this part. I’m so happy I found her.” Miller, daughter of the great playwright Arthur Miller, most recently finished her second novel Jacob’s Folly, and got the idea for Maggie’s Plan from Rinaldi, an author friend. Read More »

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