Annette Bening Joins Wiig’s “Imogene”

Annette Bening has signed on to star with Kristen Wiig in “Imogene” for Maven Pictures and Anonymous Content says Deadline.

Wiig plays a moderately successful New York playwright who stages a fake suicide attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend, only to end up forced into the custody of her gambling-addict mother (Bening).

Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (“American Splendor”) direct the project from a script by Michelle Morgan. Shooting starts in the late summer.