MGM acquires Still You comedy pitch

MUMBAI: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Pictures has acquired April Blair’s comedy pitch Still You.

The film will be jointly produced by Aline Brosh McKenna, writer of The Devil Wears Prada and 27 Dresses, and Walt Becker, director of Wild Hogs, along with Jennifer Eatz of The Walt Becker Company.

Both Cale Boyter and Becky Sloviter, who serve as EVP production and VP production at MGM respectively, will oversee the project for MGM.

“We‘ve loved working with Walt and Jennifer and have been dying to get into business with Aline and April for a long time. This is a smart and funny idea with three terrific lead roles and we feel very fortunate to be working with this incredibly talented team,” said Becky Sloviter.

Still You tells the story of an unexpected appearance of a larger-than life ex-boyfriend who threatens to ruin a family vacation.

“I‘m thrilled to be working with a gifted writer like April Blair. Jennifer Eatz and Walt Becker are the perfect producers to team with on this idea. I also couldn‘t be more excited about working with the energetic and enterprising new team at MGM,” said Still You producer McKenna.

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