Midler & Lane May Star in Jacqueline Susann Bio

News   Midler & Lane May Star in Jacqueline Susann Bio
 
According to Variety, Paul Rudnick's next movie will be Isn't She Great, a comic look at author Jacqueline Susann and her rise to stardom under the tutelage of her husband and manager, Irving Mansfield. Nathan Lane (A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Mizlansky/Zilinsky) and Bette Midler (the TV Gypsy) are in talks to star. The script is based on a New Yorker story by Michael Korda, tracing the formation of Susann's persona as a literary diva.

According to Variety, Paul Rudnick's next movie will be Isn't She Great, a comic look at author Jacqueline Susann and her rise to stardom under the tutelage of her husband and manager, Irving Mansfield. Nathan Lane (A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Mizlansky/Zilinsky) and Bette Midler (the TV Gypsy) are in talks to star. The script is based on a New Yorker story by Michael Korda, tracing the formation of Susann's persona as a literary diva. Rudnick's plays include I Hate Hamlet and Jeffrey, though recently he's spent more time in Hollywood, scripting Adams Family Values and In & Out. According to Variety, the film will be directed for Universal Pictures by Andrew Bergman, who co-produces with Mike Lobell.

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