Netflix pulls the plug on Nancy Meyers film over finances points

Netflix has pulled the plug on a star-studded romantic comedy set to be directed by Nancy Meyers over finances points.

We’ll have to attend a little bit longer for the following film from Nancy Meyers as Netflix has pulled the plug on what was to be a star-studded romantic comedy.

The rationale for Netflix selecting to axe the challenge comes right down to the finances. Nancy Meyers was wanting a minimum of $150 million {dollars}, which might have made it one of the vital costly romantic comedies of all time, however Netflix wouldn’t budge previous $130 million. That’s nonetheless an awfully excessive finances for a film of this kind, however Meyers usually employs an all-star forged who demand huge salaries. It was reported simply final week that Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Michael Fassbender and Owen Wilson have been circling roles within the film.

Nancy Meyers was set to put in writing, direct, and produce the film, which was often known as Paris Paramount. The movie was mentioned to be “centered on a younger writer-director who falls in love with a producer. The pair make a number of profitable movies earlier than breaking apart, each romantically and professionally. They’re compelled again collectively when a brand new, nice challenge arises, they usually discover themselves having to cope with excessive stakes and unstable stars.” The story had parallels to Meyers’ personal life, as she had a longtime romantic {and professional} partnership with author/producer Charles Shyer, working collectively on Non-public Benjamin, Child Increase, The Dad or mum Lure, and Father of the Bride.

Nancy Meyers’ final theatrical film was The Intern. The 2015 film starred Robert De Niro as a 70-year-old widower who turns into a senior intern at a web based vogue web site, the place he types an unlikely friendship with the corporate’s workaholic CEO, performed by Anne Hathaway. Critiques have been blended, however film was a field workplace success, grossing $195 million worldwide towards a $35 million finances. Now that Netflix has pulled the plug on Paris Paramount, it’s not clear what is going to occur to the Nancy Meyers movie, however it’s exhausting to think about anybody else paying that form of cash for a romantic comedy.