Robert Zemeckis Boards Kandell Brothers Pitch ‘Mr. Lucky,’ Set for Apple Studios (Exclusive)

Robert Zemeckis Boards Kandell Brothers Pitch ‘Mr. Lucky,’ Set for Apple Studios (Exclusive)
Twin screenwriters Aaron and Jordan Kandell have sold an original comedy pitch to Robert Zemeckis’ production company ImageMovers. The project is in early discussions with Apple Studios as a distribution partner, sources said.

Zemeckis will develop and produce the film, titled “Mr. Lucky,” which sources compared to emotional and comedic romps like “Planes, Trains and Automobiles.”

The film, inspired by a true story, is described as a high concept rom-com that explores luck, and how tragedy and triumph, disaster and fortune are all in the way we choose to view them. Jack Rapke and Jackie Levine are producing for ImageMovers.

The Kandells, who just signed with Range Media Partners, are the writers behind the Oscar-nominated Disney pic “Moana” and the 2018 film “Adrift,” starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin. They have a number of notable upcoming projects through their banner Twin Ink.

This includes: “Supernormal,” a Netflix comedy starring Josh Gad,
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