EXCLUSIVE: John Slattery is organising his second function directorial Maggie Moore(s) with fellow Mad Males alum Jon Hamm, and Tina Fey.
The black comedy additionally reps the reteaming of Hamm and Fey, the previous who has starred on two of her sequence: in seven episodes of 30 Rock taking part in the characters of Abner, Dr. Drew Baird and David Brinkley; and as cult chief Richard Wayne Gary Wayne in 13 episodes of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Maggie Moore(s) takes place in a dusty desert city the place nothing ever occurs, as a police chief is immediately confronted with the again to again murders of two ladies with the identical identify.
Endeavor Content material is launching Worldwide Gross sales on the European Movie Marketplace for Maggie Moore(s). Slattery’s function directorial debut was the 2014 crime title God’s Pocket starring John Turturro, the late Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mad Males alum Christina Hendricks, and Richard Jenkins.
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Cary Woods and John Slattery will produce Maggie Moore(s) alongside Vincent Newman, Ross Kohn and Nancy Leopardi who will government produce.
The movie is written by Paul Bernbaum, who beforehand wrote the Ben Affleck-Diane Lane-Adrien Brody film Hollywoodland. Contentious Media is financing. Endeavor Content material, Gersh, and CAA Media Finance are representing home gross sales.
Two-time Golden Globe winner and Primetime Emmy winner Hamm counts 16 Emmy nominations, 4 of them from engaged on Fey sequence. Subsequent up for Hamm is Paramount/Skydance’s Prime Gun Maverick. His function credit embody Wild Mountain Thyme, Richard Jewell, Child Driver, and The Day the Earth Stood Nonetheless. Slattery visitor starred on Fey’s 30 Rock as Steve Austin within the episode Brooklyn With out Limits and in addition starred on the Amazon sequence Fashionable Love along with her.
Fey is returning to co-host the Golden Globes this Sunday with Amy Poehler. Fey lately starred in Disney/Pixar’s Soul, in addition to Poehler’s Netflix comedy Wine Nation. Her function credit embody Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Sisters, Muppets Most Needed, Date Evening, and Imply Ladies, which she wrote and in addition changed into a 12-Tony-nominated Broadway musical with husband composer Jeff Richmond on music, and Nell Benjamin on lyrics.
Woods produced such international blockbusters as Scream and 1998’s Godzilla in addition to Rudy, Swingers, Copland, Children and Gummo. Newman produced the comedy blockbuster We’re The Millers, A Man Aside and Purple Daybreak.
Hamm is repped by CAA, Ahead Leisure, and Sloane, Provide, Webber & Dern; Fey is repped by WME, 3 Arts and Ziffren Brittenham; Slattery is repped by Gersh and Untitled; Bernbaum is repped by Greenlit Administration.