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Scarlett Johansson to assemble a stellar cast for ‘Eleanor the Great’

Scarlett Johansson’s directorial debut unveils four cast members in the initial stage

By Web Desk
February 24, 2024
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Scarlett Johansson has reportedly gathered a stellar cast for her director debut, Eleanor the Great.

According to Variety, an exciting reveal shows the first four cast members, featuring June Squibb, the Oscar-nominated actress of Nebraska is also joined by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Broadway legend Jessica Hecht and Erin Kellyman.

The official plot of the upcoming movie revolves around Eleanor Morgenstein (played by Squibb), a 90-year-old woman trying to rebuild her life after the death of her best friend. Consequently, she moves back to New York City after living in Florida for decades.

Interestingly, Tory Kamen has penned the screenplay whereas TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Classics, partnering for the first time, will release Eleanor the Great in theatres on yet-to-be announced date.

Scarlett Johansson to assemble a stellar cast for ‘Eleanor the Great’

Johansson is all set to produce the movie with Jonathan Lia, and Keenan Flynn for These Pictures, Kara Durrett and Jessamine Burgum for Pinky Promise, and Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler of Maven Screen Media.

The outlet reported that Eleanor the Great will reunite Johansson with Hecht after they starred in the Broadway play, A View From The Bridge.

Kellyman is represented by CAA, Curtis Brown, and Goodman Genow Schenkman Smelkinson + Christopher, LLP.

Meanwhile, Johansson and These Pictures represented by CAA and Yorn Levine. Kamen is represented by Anonymous Content and Valarie Phillips.