Rachel Brosnahan to Star in Dramedy ‘The Switch’ for Amblin

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The story facilities round a 29-year-old consultant, and her 79-year-old grandmother, who figure out to swap lives.
Rachel Brosnahan is connected to big name in Amblin Partners’ The Switch, based totally on a novel of the equal name.

The novel facilities around a 29-year-old consultant, and her 79-year-old grandmother, who determine to swap lives (including phone phones) for two months, after a sequence of private setbacks. While the youthful female strikes to a tiny Yorkshire village to handle the duties of canine strolling and nearby watch, the older female finds herself in a tiny London flat, navigating courting apps and beginning up a social membership for lonely Londoners.

Bekka Bowling (Netflix’s Lovesick) will adapt Beth O’Leary’s novel, which launched in the U.K. final month, will post in the U.S. on Aug. 18.

Kristie Macosko Krieger (The Post, Bridge of Spies) will produce, with O’Leary serving as government producer alongside Brosnahan. Amblin Partners’ Jeb Brody will oversee the task for the studio.

“Beth has written a gorgeous, candy and humorous e book in The Switch, and I couldn’t be extra excited to begin this ride with her. As we all comprehend by means of now, Rachel is an magnificent actress and a pressure to be reckoned with – I’m delighted she’s agreed to come on board as each an actor and govt producer,” stated Kreiger.

Brosnahan added, “I am delighted to be partnering with Amblin to deliver Beth O’Leary’s stunning e book to life. I was once fully charmed and deeply moved from the first web page to the closing and can’t wait to share Leena and Eileen’s story with everyone.”

Said O’Leary, “I could not be happier that The Switch has determined a domestic with Amblin. I got here away from my first name with Kristie, Jeb and the crew truly buzzing – their imaginative and prescient for The Switch is simply so exciting. I’m a big fan of Rachel, too, so it is an absolute dream to have her each starring and exec producing. Basically, I’m nonetheless pinching myself.”

Brosnahan, repped via CAA, Brillstein and Schreck Rose, is fantastic regarded for her starring position in Amazon collection The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which has earned her an Emmy. She is set to megastar alongside Anthony Ramos in Amblin sci-fi assignment Distant.

Bowling is repped by means of CAA and the U.K.’s The Artists Partnership. O’Leary is repped by means of the Darley Anderson employer and Brecheen Feldman.

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