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Kristen Wiig lands first post-Bridesmaids project Imogene

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Story by Jack Foley

KRISTEN Wiig has landed her first big project post-“Bridesmaids”:/Film-Review/bridesmaids-review – her passion project Imogene.

The film will focus on a moderately successful New York playwright, Imogene (to be played by Wiig), who fakes a suicide attempt in order to win back her ex-boyfriend, only to find herself placed under the custory of her mother, a gambler.

Shooting is due to commence in New York in August with Wiig also serving as an executive producer.

Commenting on Wiig’s involvement, Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler, of new production company Maven, told The Hollywood Reporter: “We’re incredibly grateful to be working with Kristen, Shari, Bob and the extraordinary team on Imogene, Maven’s first feature project.

Imogene has every element we were looking for: strong writing, remarkable directing talent, a movie star we believe in, a New York setting, and commercial appeal. This exemplifies all the key elements of our vision for Maven’s future slate.”

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