Toni Collette-led comedy film The Estate adds Kathleen Turner
According to Variety, Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner, Rosemarie DeWitt (Rachel is getting married) and Keyla Monterroso (Calm your enthusiasm) have been chosen for the next comedy film from Signature Films The domain. The project reunites DeWitt with Toni Collette after starring together on Showtime’s United States of Taraaired for three seasons from 2009 to 2011.
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They will officially join previously announced Oscar nominee Toni Collette (Knives out) and Anna Faris (The bunny house, horror movie movies) with Thomas Haden Church (Next to). Production is scheduled to begin in February in New Orleans.
“The film revolves around two sisters, Macey (Collette) and Savanna (Faris), who learn that their wealthy but estranged Aunt Hilda is terminally ill,” the synopsis reads. “Seeing this as an opportunity to secure her inheritance and save their dying cafe, the sisters plan to improve their bitter relationship and meet Hilda’s needs. Upon arriving at Aunt Hilda’s extravagant estate, they discover that they are not the only ones in the family who have changed their morals. Their cousins Beatrice and Richard (Church) have come up with the same plan to convince Hilda to give them her estate. Soon it becomes a battle within the family. eclectic family to see who can impress the matriarch the most and win.
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The domain will be directed by Dean Craig (Death at funeral), Signature Films and Capstone Global financing the project. It is produced by Sarah Jessica Parker for Pretty Matches, Marc Goldberg and Sarah Gabriel of Signature with Alison Benson of Pretty Matches. Executive producers are Christian Mercuri and David Haring of Capstone Global, and Josh Kesselman of Thruline.