Netflix has announced an agreement with Reese Witherspoon and her company Hello Sunshine to bring two new romantic comedies to the streaming service. Witherspoon will also star in each film. The two films are:
Your Place or Mine
Based on an original script from Aline Brosh McKenna (“The Devil Wears Prada”, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”), who will be making her feature directorial debut. Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan will produce the film through Aggregate Films, as part of their first-look deal with Netflix, alongside Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine and McKenna for Lean Machine.
Synopsis: Two long-distance best friends change each other’s lives when she decides to pursue a lifelong dream and he volunteers to keep an eye on her teenage son.
Based on Sarah Haywood’s New York Times Bestselling novel of the same name, it was Reese’s Book Club pick in June, 2019. Witherspoon and Neustadter will produce for Hello Sunshine.
Synopsis: An unexpected pregnancy at 45 causes a reserved woman to rethink the structured life she has created for herself and leads her on an unconventional journey toward love, family and learning to embrace the unexpected.