A24 nabs the “Wendy & Lucy” duo’s fourth collaboration whereas ramping up an already strong TV slate.
A24 has revealed two thrilling new tasks within the works: The most recent collaboration between Kelly Reichardt and Michelle Williams, in addition to a brand new TV collection produced by Amy Adams. “Displaying Up” is about to mark the fourth Reichardt movie to star Williams, following “Wendy & Lucy,” “Meek’s Cutoff,” and “Sure Ladies.” The challenge is alleged to be a vibrant and witty portrait of an artist within the lead-up to a career-making exhibition. Reichardt introduced the challenge throughout a dialog with “Manchester by the Sea” filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan on The A24 Podcast.
The corporate additionally introduced that it has teamed with Amy Adams to adapt the alt-feminist Western “Outlawed” for tv. Written by Anna North, the New York Instances bestseller, which debuted earlier this month, follows a younger midwife via her initiation into the notorious Gap within the Wall Gang. Within the novel, the real-life band of nineteenth century outlaws is reimagined as a ragtag gang of ladies and non-binary people.
Adams will produce beneath her Bond Group Leisure banner, which beforehand produced HBO’s “Sharp Objects” restricted collection, through which Adams additionally starred. “Outlawed” joins A24’s quickly rising TV slate, which incorporates HBO’s Zendaya-starring “Euphoria,” Hulu’s Emmy-winning “Ramy,” the Showtime comedy “Moonbase 8” starring Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker, and John C. Reilly, and the forthcoming Joseph Gordon-Levitt Apple collection “Mr. Corman.”
Reichardt’s identify is at the moment driving the awards dialog with “First Cow,” which was the named the Greatest Image of 2020 by the New York Movie Critics Circle, and simply nabbed three Impartial Spirit Award nominations, together with a directing nod for Reichardt.
“Displaying Up” is about to enter manufacturing this summer season. Reichardt wrote the script alongside along with her longtime writing accomplice, Jon Raymond. Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani, and Vincent Savino will produce. Scott Rudin and Eli Bush will function govt producers after working with the director on “First Cow.”
With its concentrate on a lady artist navigating newfound success, “Displaying Up” has the makings of a semi-autobiographical flip for the filmmaker, whose star has steadily risen during the last decade, thanks partly to her work with Williams.