Dukakis, Fricker Join “Cloudburst”

Veteran actresses Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker will team for the road-trip comedy “Cloudburst” for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment says Variety.

The story centers on two women who have lived as lovers for 30 years and decide to break out of the nursing facility where one of them has been committed.

Thom Fitzgerald (“The Gospel According to the Blues”) directs from his own script. He’ll also produce alongside Doug Pettigrew. Filming kicks off this month in Nova Scotia.