Reese Witherspoon and Will Ferrell to star in untitled wedding comedy
Reese Witherspoon and Will Ferrell will be seen in the yet-to-be-titled upcoming wedding comedy film, which follows the story of two weddings that are booked at the same location on the same weekend.
Amazon has secured the rights to the film from writer-director Nick Stoller, in which Witherspoon and Ferrell will star and produce under their respective banners.
Jessica Elbaum and Ferrell will produce under Gloria Sanchez, Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter producing under Hello Sunshine and the company’s Ashley Strumwasser as executive producer.
Stoller’s Gay Romantic Comedy Brotherswhich he directed and co-wrote with Billy Eichner, is set for release on September 30.
According to ‘Variety,’ he will also produce the untitled wedding comedy for his Stoller Global Solutions alongside Conor Welch.
Sources said Amazon secured the rights to the project in a highly competitive situation with bids coming in from both streamers and studios, which makes sense given stellar comedy revivals from Witherspoon, Ferrell and Stoller.
After starring in hit dramas big little lies, Small fires everywhere and AppleTV+ The morning showWitherspoon is set to return to his “romantic comedy roots” with the next Your place or mine on Netflix. She is also producing the American mystery drama Where the Crawdads sing.
Will Ferrell also has upcoming movies. He stars as the CEO of Mattel in the highly anticipated Barbie, directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. It will also be seen in the Christmas musical film Fiery, which comes out this year. For next year he is also starring in live animation wanderers.