- Hollywood veteran James L. Brooks is returning to the director’s chair after thirteen years with a new film. Ella McKayWhich will include many star actors including Emma Mackey, Jamie Lee Curtis, Woody Harrelson and Ayo Adebiri.
- The film tells the story of an idealistic young politician who faces personal and professional challenges as he prepares to become the new governor of his state.
- James L. Brooks has a rich background in show business, as he has worked on popular TV shows mary tyler moore show And the caband directed acclaimed films like terms of Endearment And as good as it gets,
hollywood legends James L Brooks A new directorial project is in the works. Ella McKay is set to star many big names including emma mackey, jamie lee curtis, woody harrelsonAnd those two, Deadline reports that Brooks is set to direct the new film, which will mark his first return to the director’s chair in thirteen years since 2010. how do you know, The film will center around an idealistic young politician who deals with challenges in her personal and professional life as she prepares to become the new governor of her state after her predecessor and longtime mentor retires.
Several high-profile actors are in talks to star, including McKay (sex education),Curtis(halloween is over), Harrelson (no country for old men), written (Bear, Albert Brooks ,To drive, Kumail Nanjiani ,welcome to chippendales), And spike fern ,after noon, They say steve ebselPresidents of 20th Century Films who are associated with the film:
“As one of the most prolific playwrights of our time, James Brooks has set standards in film and television for decades. From broadcast news To simpsonsJim is also a fundamental element in the premise of 20th Century and we couldn’t be more proud to support him in his long-awaited return to the director’s chair.
Who is James L Brooks?
James L. Brooks has deep roots in show business. He got his start as a showrunner at CBS in the 1960s and eventually became a writer of famously-ridiculed sitcoms. my mother car, He worked his way up, co-producing the play room 222And soon he was hired to co-produce a sitcom mary tyler moore who became legendary mary tyler moore show, Fresh from its success, they created a spin-off Roda and critically acclaimed the cab,
He moved from TV to feature films, directing terms of Endearmentfor which he won the Academy Award for Best Director, and broadcast news, He returned to TV to produce a variety program tracey ulman show and also produced its highly successful animated spin-off simpsons, He continued directing films; as good as it gets It was a huge hit in 1997, but Adam Sandler-starring Spanglish There was something like a misfire. He has produced several successful films in recent years, including edge of seventeen and this year’s transformation Are you there, Lord? It’s me, Margaret,
In addition to directing, James L. Brooks will also produce Ella McKay with Julie Ansel And Richard SakaiWho will produce the film through his Gracy Films banner. seth meyer will executive produce, and Scott Aversano Will oversee the films of the 20th century.
Ella McKay is in pre-production and Has not set a release date yet, Stay tuned to Collider for future updates and check out Collider’s interview with James L. Brooks below.