Meg Ryan to direct and star in What Happens Later – What We Know!

Meg Ryan will direct and star in the movie

Meg Ryan will direct and star in a giant display screen adaptation of ‘What Occurs Later’.

Meg Ryan will direct and star within the film

The 60-year-old actress is about to look reverse David Duchovny in an “advanced and nostalgic” tackle the romantic comedy, with the film based mostly on playwright Steven Dietz’s ‘Capturing Star’.

Ryan has additionally co-written the screenplay alongside Dietz and playwright and novelist Kirk Lynn, with a deliberate launch scheduled for 2023.

Manufacturing is about to get underway later this 12 months in Bentonville, Arkansas.

The synopsis for the movie reads: “What if late one snowy evening you got here head to head with somebody out of your way back?

“Somebody who as soon as held your secrets and techniques, as a result of as soon as, way back, that particular person held your coronary heart.”

The film options former flames Willa (Ryan) and Invoice (Duchovny) as they’re reunited for the primary time since their breakup many years earlier.

They find yourself snowed in at an airport in a single day, with each of them elsewhere of their life as Willa continues to be as impartial and wilful as ever, whereas Invoice – not too long ago separated – is reassessing each his personal life and his relationships together with his estranged spouse and daughter.

The movie will mark Ryan’s second outing as a director, having additionally helmed and starred in 2015’s ‘Ithaca’.

It’s being produced by Ten Acre Movies duo Jonathan Duffy and Kelly Williams, and Kristen Mann, whereas Kerri Elder and Blake Elder will characterize Rockhill studios as government producers alongside Bleecker Avenue’s Andrew Karpen and Kent Sanderson.

The producers stated in an announcement: “We couldn’t be extra thrilled to have the unimaginable groups at Bleecker Avenue and HanWay alongside us as we carry this particular story to the display screen.

“We consider it’s a take a look at life and love that audiences the world over will relate to and starvation for in these unsure occasions when connection and reconciliation really feel extra essential than ever.”

Bleecker Avenue’s CEO Andrew Karpen added: “To be a part of this group, bringing such a well-liked play to the massive display screen is a real privilege.

“We’re past lucky that the venture is within the palms of one of the gifted romantic comedy actors of her era.

“Mixed with the expertise of her co-stars and producers, we’re honored to be on this journey and look ahead to sharing the expertise with audiences subsequent 12 months.”