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20th Century Studios Acquires Mother-Daughter Comedy From ‘Booksmart’s Sarah Haskins & Emily Halpern

20th Century Studios has landed an original feature pitch from Sarah Haskins and Emily Halpern (Booksmart), Deadline reports.

Plot details are under wraps, however, the project is described as a mother-daughter comedy with two strong female roles.

Gloria Sanchez is set to produce.

Haskins and Halpern are best known for scripting Booksmart, the BAFTA and WGA Award-nominated 2019 comedy directed by Olivia Wilde.  Most recently they penned 80 for Brady, the comedy starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Rita Moreno and Sally Field.

On the television side, the duo created the CBS show Carol’s Second Act, starring Patricia Heaton, as well as the ABC sitcom Trophy Wife. The pair are currently under an overall deal in television at CBS Studios.

Source: Deadline

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