Catherine Hardwicke and Toni Collette’s reunion is one step nearer to the massive display. Bleecker Avenue has landed North American rights to “Mafia Mamma,” an action-comedy that reteams the “Miss You Already” collaborators. Selection confirmed the information.
Slated to kick off manufacturing in Italy this Might, the pic sees Collette taking part in a suburban American girl who “inherits her grandfather’s mafia empire and should be taught navigate her new position as the top of the household enterprise, defying everybody’s expectations,” per the supply. Monica Bellucci, whose current credit embrace “Name My Agent!” and “The Man Who Offered His Pores and skin,” co-stars.
Debbie Jhoon and Michael J. Feldman ( “AP Bio”) penned the script, which relies on an concept by Amanda Sthers (“Holy Lands”).
Along with starring within the pic, Collette is producing. No phrase on when to count on “Mafia Mamma” simply but.
Collette starred alongside Drew Barrymore in 2015’s “Miss You Already,” the story of lifelong pals whose relationship is examined by being pregnant and sickness. Hardwicke helmed the tearjerker.
In 2000 Collette acquired an Oscar nod for “The Sixth Sense.” Extra just lately, she’s appeared in “I’m Considering of Ending Issues” and “Knives Out.” The four-time Emmy nominee landed the prize for Excellent Lead Actress in a Comedy Collection for “United States of Tara.” She’s set to make her directorial debut with “Writers and Lovers,” an adaptation of Lily King’s ebook about an aspiring novelist who finds herself in a love triangle.
“Twilight,” “Lords of Dogtown,” and “13” are amongst Hardwicke’s options. Her upcoming slate consists of “Heathen,” a fantasy-adventure epic that follows a Viking warrior, and “Prisoner’s Daughter,” a household drama.