Netflix is continuing to expand its slate of original films with HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, to be written and directed by Jared Stern. Helena Heyman of Industry Entertainment and Marc Provissiero of Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment are producing alongside M. Elizabeth Hughes.
The film follows Molly and Sam who are at something of a crossroads in their relationship. As they approach their three-year anniversary, they seek to decide whether they want to keep moving forward with one another or call it quits. Reports say casting is looking at actors like Isla Fisher and Mark Duplass for the roles of Molly and Sam, respectively, The Tracking Board has exclusively learned.
Stern will be making his directorial debut with this film, as he has primarily worked in writing before this, for comedies like The Watch and The Internship. He created the ABC sitcom Dr. Ken and is an executive producer and writer for Netflix’s upcoming series Green Eggs and Ham. Plus, he has several more film projects in development, including his spec Self-Guided at Disney and the animated film Meet the Beatles at Warner Bros.
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