fresh from the surprise box office of TICKETS TO PARADISEAmazon Studios has signed a deal for a body-swap comedy starring Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston. hollywood reporter confirmed. No further plot details have been revealed.
Amazon Studios movies are palm spring Film director Max Barbacow, who is writing and directing. He will also produce with two actresses and Lucky Chap Entertainment, a single co-founded by Margot Robbie.
Roberts played opposite George Clooney at Universal TICKETS TO PARADISEsurpassed expectations last year at the global box office, surpassing $169 million after the elderly show their power.
The CAA-packaged Roberts-Aniston project has drawn interest from studios across Hollywood, according to insiders. Roberts and Aniston will produce through banners for Red Om Films and Echo Films respectively.
Roberts is represented by CAA and Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof + Fishman. Aniston is also with CAA, in addition to Lighthouse Management and Hansen Jacobson. Barbakow is represented by CAA, Range Media Partners and Sloan, Offer, Weber and Dern. LuckyChap Entertainment, run by Robbie with Tom Ackerley and Josie McNamara, is staffed by CAA, Entertainment 360, Narrative and attorney Jeff Bernstein.
deadline I reported the deal first.