Jocelyn Moorhouse’s Star-Studded “The Fabulous 4” Goes to Bleecker Avenue
Bleecker Avenue has landed North American rights to Jocelyn Moorhouse-directed comedy “The Fabulous 4,” starring Susan Sarandon, Bette Midler, Megan Mullally, and Sissy Spacek. Deadline confirmed that manufacturing is scheduled for early subsequent 12 months in Australia and a nationwide theatrical launch is deliberate.
The marriage comedy follows three girls (Sarandon, Mullally, and Spacek) as they journey to Key West, Florida to be bridesmaids on the shock nuptials of school buddy Marilyn (Midler). “As soon as there, sisterhoods are rekindled, the previous rises up once more in all its glory, and there’s sufficient sparks, drinks and romance to alter all their lives in methods they by no means anticipated,” the supply teases.
Moorhouse penned the script with Ann Marie Allison and Jenna Milly, the screenwriters behind “Golden Arm,” Maureen Bharoocha’s 2020 comedy a couple of truck driver who helps prepare her buddy for the Nationwide Girls Arm Wrestling Championship.
Sarandon is a five-time Oscar nominee who took residence the glory for “Lifeless Man Strolling.” The “Thelma and Louise” actress stars in “Monarch,” a Fox/Hulu nation music drama created by Melissa London Hilfers that premiered this September.
Midler obtained Oscar nods for “For the Boys” and “The Rose.” The Grammy-winning singer lately reprised her position as Winifred Sanderson in “Hocus Pocus 2,” a sequel to the 1993 household pic about seventeenth century witches who’re resurrected.
“Will & Grace” alumna Megan Mullally, who snagged two Emmys throughout her tenure on the sitcom, will seem in Chelsea Peretti’s “First Time Feminine Director,” the story of a lady filmmaker struggling to ascertain a reputation for herself.
Spacek earned an Academy Award for “The Coal Miner’s Daughter.” The “Carrie” star has a supporting position in “Sam & Kate,” a household dramedy that hits theaters November 11.
Moorhouse’s movies embrace “The Dressmaker” and “Proof.” The previous made a serious splash on the Aussie Oscars. She lately helmed “Savage River,” an Australian crime drama led by “13 Causes Why” breakout Katherine Langford.