Hunger Games and X-Men star Jennifer Lawrence is teaming up with one of The Office US screenwriters Gene Stupnitsky for a new comedy called No Hard Feelings.
The Hollywood Reporter said the writer, who previously wrote Cameron Diaz’s Bad Teacher in 2011 and directed Good Boys in 2019, will direct the film and co-write its screenplay with John Phillips.
Tonally, it’s said to be similar to his school hit, as well as Tom Cruise’s classic ’80s Risky Business.
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The Sony Pictures film is set to begin production in Montauk, New York at some point next year.
Another Jennifer Lawrence comedy that arrives much earlier is Don’t Look Up, which debuts on Netflix during the Christmas holidays.
In addition to Lawrence, he has an incredibly star-studded cast, with Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Himesh Patel, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Michael Chiklis, a cameo by Chris Evans, and more.
Step Brothers presenter and writer / director Adam McKay is behind this one, which is truly exciting news.
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As for Stupnitsky, while a lot of people would love The Office US to be relaunched, especially since he recently joined the US streaming service Peacock, showrunner Greg Daniels insisted he was way too busy. by other projects at the moment. But don’t rule it out forever.
Earlier this year, when asked if a new project relating to The Office was currently in development, Daniels said, “No, but it’s not impossible. It’s not impossible for sure. I would like to be involved and I have two other shows I’m working on right now. “
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