Anne Hathaway is set to star in Amazon’s ‘The Idea Of You’. The film is based on Robinne Lee’s novel on the same name. The film follows a divorced mother who must go to Coachella with her 15-year-old daughter. She then meets the lead singer of the hottest boy band, August Moon. According to Deadline, Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, The Eyes of Tammy Faye) will be directing the pic for Prime Video. Jennifer Westfeldt will writting the script.
The Idea Of You Plot Details
According to the Novel’s synopsis, ‘The Idea Of You‘ centers on Sophie, a 40-year-old divorced mother. Sophie’s husband Dan left her for a younger woman, and now he has canceled his Coachella trip with their 15-year-old daughter. Sophie picks up the pieces, braving the crowds and desert heat. There, she meets 24-year-old Hayes Campbell, the lead singer of the hottest boy band on the planet, August Moon.
The film is produced by Cathy Schulman under her Welle Entertainment label alongside I’ll Have Another’s Gabrielle Union and Kian Gass. Hathaway will produce under the Somewhere Pictures label. Amazon acquired complete rights for the film. Production will begin in October.
Showalter is Emmy-nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movies for his work on the Hulu limited series The Dropout after directing Jessica Chastain in her Oscar-winning performance as Tammy Faye Bakker. He also directed the upcoming Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, based on the bestselling book by Michael Ausiello, that stars Jim Parsons and Sally Field and will be released by Focus Features on December 2.