Exclusive: Amazon Studios has won a heated auction among four other studios and streamers for comedy vehicles from Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston. Untitled Body Swap Her comedy was pitched last week by Max Barbacow, who is writing and directing the film. Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Josie McNamara’s production label, LuckyChap Entertainment, will produce alongside Roberts and her Red Homme Films, Anistons Echo Films and Barbacow.he is best known for directing palm springThe Andy Samberg-Kristin Milioti 2020 comedy earned Neon and Hulu a then-festival record amount at Sundance. The comedy is based on his original pitch.
Desire for a two-handed star vehicle TICKETS TO PARADISE, a comedy in which Roberts and George Clooney teamed up again. For Amazon’s girlfriend Jennifer Salke and head of film Julie Rapaport, this shows that Amazon is pushing hard to bolster its movie lineup.
Amazon was in a bid for Sundance’s hottest title fair playwon the auction of red shirta Simon Kinberg pitch starring Channing Tatum for director David Leitch, and before that, a Nick Stoller-led wedding comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Will Ferrell.
CAA handled the auction. This is further evidence that Star Packages, which can be tracked quickly and incorporated into your release schedule, are the best way to earn top dollar. By the time the Roberts and Aniston comedy is made, each actress is said to have reached a payday high watermark, considering salaries and back-end buyouts.
Roberts is represented by CAA and Hirsch Wallerstein. Aniston is CAA, Lighthouse Management, and Hansen Jacobson. Barbakow is Jim Gilio and Jonathan Sauer of CAA, Range Media Partners, Sloan, Offer. LuckyChap is CAA, Entertainment 360, Attorney Jeff Bernstein.