News Briefs: Reese Witherspoon’s ‘Home Again’ Gets Release Date

Reese Witherspoon

Home Again: Reese Witherspoon’s romantic comedy Home Again has been scheduled for theatrical release this fall. Witherspoon stars as a separated mother of two who starts a new life in Los Angeles and takes in three young male boarders. Nat Wolff, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen and Lake Bell also star. Hallie Meyers-Shyer wrote the script and makes her directorial debut; she’s the daughter of filmmaker Nancy Meyers (The Intern). Look for the movie on September 8. [The Wrap]

Kristen Stewart, Olivier Assayas

Wasp Network: Olivier Assayas (Personal Shopper; above with Kristen Stewart) will direct Wasp Network, based on Fernando Morais’ book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War. The book told the true story of Cuban spies operating in U.S. territory and the discovery of a budding terrorist network in Florida. Assayas will also write the screenplay. [THR]

Exclusive: Universal lands real-life tragic love story #AllMyLife, about wedding day turned into the groom’s funeral https://t.co/LlpOBqTK1Ypic.twitter.com/BIh8z00xQ8

— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) April 6, 2017

All My Life: Universal has acquired rights to Todd Rosenberg’s screenplay All My Life. It’s drawn from a real-life tale of romance and tragedy in Toronto, Canada, following a couple who planned to marry and then learned one of them had been diagnosed with cancer. They raised thousands of dollars to pay for their dream wedding; four months later, death struck. A video of the couple’s wedding went viral shortly thereafter. [THR]

The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious Videos: Three new The Fate of the Furious videos explore the relationship between Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez), the franchise’s first female villain (Charlize Theron), and the franchise’s diverse extended family. The movie opens on April 14. [Movieclips]


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