Onesumore: Marc Platt to Produce Rom-Com Feature ‘Players’ for Netflix
EXCLUSIVE: Marc Platt will be heading to Netflix with his next film starring Marc Platt Productions which will produce a new romantic comedy film for Netflix called Players and will play Gina Rodriguez and Damon Wayans Jr.
The new romantic comedy (a genre that was relaunched by Netflix in recent years) will come from American film producer Marc Platt, known for helping to create massive hits such as La La Land, Bridge of spies, Mary Poppins Returns, the next Cruella movie and netflix The Chicago 7 trial.
The Players will be a female-directed romantic comedy starring Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin, Carmen sandiego, Annihilation) playing the role of Mack. Mack is a sports reporter for the Chicago Tribune who is quite obvious that Adam, played by Daman Wayans Jr. (Let’s be cops, Great hero 6, New girl) is in love with her.
The other main character is named Brannagan but has yet to be chosen.
Trish Sie is currently attached to the film as a director. Trish is best known for her achievement on Pitch Perfect 3 and Step up everything.
This is how rom-com is described:
“SET IT UP meets WEDDING CRASHERS about a young woman who. with the help of his friends. uses his sports acumen to pick up guys. When she finds a guy, she really wants to be in a long term relationship. the group must change its strategy from playing for the scores to playing for good. “
The film is scheduled to be shot in Chicago and no shooting date is known yet.
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