Donald Petrie Helms Fashionistas

Donald Petrie will direct and produce the romantic comedy “Fashionistas” for CP Productions and Kellagio Entertainment reports the trades.

Based on Lynn Messina’s debut novel, Fashionistas follows a young woman working at a design house who plots to take down her ruthless boss by inventing a fictitious designer.

Danny Fischer and Paula Chorley are writing the script and production is expected to start later this year.