Nicole, Zac and Joey King Collaborate on Untitled Comedy Film
- Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and Joey King are set to star in an untitled Netflix comedy.
- Kidman became a Netflix sensation with her The Kissing Booth trilogy.
- King will appear on Hulu’s The Princess, which premieres July 1.
According to Deadline, Netflix has assembled an all-star cast for their upcoming untitled romantic comedy. Richard LaGravenese, also author of Behind The Candelabra, is set to direct the film, which will star Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and Joey King. For Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Alyssa Altman are producing, while LaGravenese co-wrote the screenplay with Carrie Solomon.
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The plot, meanwhile, centers on a surprising romance that has humorous consequences for a young woman, her mother, and her movie star boss as they struggle with issues of love, gender, and identity. . The project has been approved and filming will begin later this year. Surprisingly, Kidman has light comedy on its next schedule, following a year of jaw-dropping dramatic twists that began with the Hulu series Nine Perfect Strangers. She was then nominated for an Oscar for her performance as Lucille Ball in Being Ricardos.
Meanwhile, Efron will return to Netflix, where he recently starred as serial killer Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Efron will next appear in Apple’s The Greatest Beer Run Ever, Peter Farrelly’s first film since the Oscar-winning Green Book. On the other hand, with upcoming projects like Hulu’s The Princess, which premieres July 1, and the highly anticipated Bullet Train, King is as busy as any other actor. She too has become a Netflix sensation due to the success of her The Kissing Booth trilogy, in which she stars.
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According to Deadline, Kidman is represented by CAA, Media Talent and Jackoway Austen, while Efron is represented by WME, Johnson, Shapiro and Gang, Tyre. King is represented by UTA, Industry Entertainment and Hirsch Wallerstein.