Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Lange join Wild Oats
- Bang Showbiz
- 12 May 2014
Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Lange will join Shirley Maclaine and Alan Arkin in comedy 'Wild Oats'
Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Lange have been cast in 'Wild Oats'.
The 49-year-old actress - who was catapulted to the spotlight following her role as Carrie Bradshaw on HBO series 'Sex and the City' - and the award-winning 'Blue Sky' actress will join Shirley Maclaine and Alan Arkin in the comedy, reports Variety.com.
'Hitch' director Andy Tennant will helm the project from a script penned by Claudia Myers and Gary Kanew.
Producers are Blythe Frank of Wild Pictures and Kip Konwiser of the Konwiser Brothers, while the Stealth Media Group is executive producing.
The story follows MacLaine who is widowed and given a life insurance cheque worth $5 million instead of the expected $50,000 accidentally and her close pal Lange urges her to cash-in the money and retire to the Canary Islands.
Maclaine - who made her film debut in Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Trouble with Harry' - most recently hit the big screen as Edna Mitty in Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty',
Meanwhile, Lange is currently filming 'The Gambler' which is due for a 2015 release.