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The New Regency project will see Russell direct from his own script, his first time in the director’s seat since 2015’s Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence. Russell is producing with Matthew Budman.
Plot details are being kept under wraps, with the movie having already completed production in Los Angeles. 20th Century Studios will release the project but has yet to set a date.
TAYLOR’S PREVIOUS ACTING ROLES
The film marks Taylor’s first onscreen role since 2019’s Cats, playing Bombalurina in the Universal adaption of the Andrew Lloyd Webber stage musical. Her other acting credits include Garry Marshall’s Valentine’s Day (2010) and the adaptation of the young adult classic The Giver (2014), starring Meryl Streep. She also was the subject of the Netflix documentary Miss Americana, which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Most recently, Taylor won “Album Of The Year” at the Grammys for folklore, which was the highest-selling album in 2020. Disney+ later released an accompanying doc concert film, folklore: the long pond studio sessions.