is netflix shutting down your nancy meyers movieThe star-studded romantic comedy which was expected to be his first directorial vehicle in almost a decade.
According to sources, Netflix and Meyers could not agree on the budget. Meyers was said to have asked for a budget of at least $150 million, but the studio did not want to go over $130 million. This was a huge price for a genre that is usually more in the mid-budget range and could have made it the most expensive romantic-comedy ever made. Meyers, who last directed the 2015 Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro feature Intern, commanded budgets on the high end for the genre and is known for its work with big stars like Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. she is also known for architectural digestQualified production design.
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The romantic-comedy starred Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz, Michael Fassbender and Owen Wilson, with Meyers writing, directing and producing the film known as Paris Paramount, (It was unclear whether that was the actual title, working title or code name.) The film was first announced about a year ago, and a week ago it seemed like things were heating up, with a Reported number of castings,
The film will focus on a young writer-director who falls in love with a producer. The pair go on to make several successful films both romantically and professionally before breaking up. They are forced to get back together when a new, bigger project comes up, and they find themselves dealing with high stakes and volatile stars.
The project had parallels to Meyers’ life. She and fellow writer-producer Charles Shire were a longtime romantic and professional pairing, working on films such as Private Benjamin, Baby Boom, The Parent Trap And father of the Bride, After their separation, Meyers wrote and directed features such as what a woman wants, something’s Gotta Give And Holiday.