Netflix shuts down Nancy Meyers movies. This is her star-studded romantic comedy, which was expected to be her first directing vehicle in nearly her decade.
According to sources, Netflix and Meyers were unable to reach an agreement on the budget. Myers is said to have at least requested a budget of $150 million, but the studio didn’t want him to exceed $130 million.It’s the steep price tag for a genre usually in the mid-budget range that could have made it the most expensive romantic comedy of all time. Myers last directed intern, commanding budgets at the genre’s high end and known for working with big stars like Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep.she is also known for her architectural digest– Valuable production design.
The romantic comedy stars Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz, Michael Fassbender and Owen Wilson and was written, directed and produced by Myers. Paris Paramount(Whether that was an actual title, a working title, or a codename was unclear.) The film was first announced almost a year ago, with many casting reports reported a week ago. , things seemed to heat up.
The film would have centered on a young writer-director who falls in love with a producer. When a new great project arises, they are forced to get back together and find themselves having to deal with high stakes and a volatile star.
The project had similarities to Myers’ life. She and her fellow writer-producer Charles Shire were a long-time romantic and professional pairing, working on films like. Private Benjamin, Baby Boom, Parent Trap and father of the brideAfter they split, Myers wrote and directed features like what women want, Something’s Gotta Give and holiday.