Reese Witherspoon is set to produce and potentially star in a film adaptation of former Bear Stearns managing director Maureen Sherry Kinsky’s upcoming novel “Opening Belle”.
The story follows a mother of three trying to balance home life with her Wall Street career during the year before the financial meltdown. Bruna Papandrea would also produce. [Source: Deadline]
The Legacy Of A Whitetail Deer Hunter
Josh Brolin and Danny McBride are set to star in “The Legacy Of A Whitetail Deer Hunter” for Scott Rudin Productions and Rough House. Plot details are being kept under wraps.
Jody Hill is directing a script he co-wrote with McBride and John Carcieri, the trio having previously worked together on HBO’s “Eastbound & Down”. Filming begins this Fall. [Source: Deadline]
All I See Is You
Yvonne Strahovski (“Dexter,” “24: Live Another Day”) has been cast opposite Blake Lively and Jason Clarke in Marc Forster’s psychological drama “All I See Is You” which is currently in production in Thailand. Lively plays a blind woman who, upon restoration of her sight, begins to discover previously unseen and disturbing details about her marriage and life.
Clarke will play her husband while Strahovski will play Lively’s best friend. Forster and Sean Conway wrote the script while Forster, Craig Baumgarten, Michael Selby and Jillian Kugler are producing. [Source: Deadline]
Linda Cardellini (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”) will star opposite Michael Keaton in FilmNation’s “The Founder,” the story of how milkshake dispenser salesman Ray Kroc turned McDonald’s into a global fast food empire. Jeremy Renner and Don Handfield will produce and filming is underway in Atlanta.
B.J. Novak and John Carroll Lynch play the McDonald brothers whom Kroc began working for in 1954 and ultimately bought out in 1961. Cardellini will play Joan Kroc, the third wife of Ray Kroc. The duo met in 1957 and married in 1969. [Source: Variety]