Donald Petrie Helms Fashionistas

By Garth Franklin Wednesday July 30th 2008 03:22AM

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.