The streamer on Monday announced the latest addition to its growing slate of Paramount+ original films, new comedyJ erry and Marge Go Large, with Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening set to star.
The flick is inspired by the true story of a retired Michigan couple who help revitalize their community by playing the Massachusetts lottery.
The film will be directed by Academy Award winner David Frankel, and principal production starts this July in Georgia.
It is written by Emmy nominee Brad Copeland.
The film is produced by Academy Award nominee Gil Netter, Levantine Films (Hidden Figures), and executive produced by Kevin Halloran (Ford v Ferrari).
Amy Baer is also attached to produce via MRC Film’s Landline Pictures, the film is the label’s first production.
Netter, Tory Metzger, and Renee Witt from Levantine Films developed