The studio acquired worldwide rights to the pic from writing duo Clea DuVall and Mary Holland earlier this year. DuVall is also on board to direct, which would mark her directorial debut.
Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner will produce with Jaclyn Huntling overseeing for Temple Hill.
The film tells the story of a young woman whose plan to propose to her girlfriend while at her family’s annual holiday party is upended when she discovers her partner hasn’t yet come out to her conservative parents.
Hannah Minghella and Shary Shirazi will oversee the project for TriStar Pictures.
Stewart already has a good relationship with Sony, which owns TriStar, as she is currently set to star in the studio’s reboot of “Charlie’s Angels.” The movie is being directed by Elizabeth Banks and also stars Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska.
In addition to “Charlie’s Angels,” Stewart has a handful of films set to bow in 2019 that include the Chernin movie “Underwater” as well as “Against All Enemies,” in which she will star as actress Jean Seberg. She was most recently seen in the Lizzie Borden film “Lizzie.”
She is repped by Gersh.
Kristen Stewart is set to star in Against All Enemies, a thriller formerly titled Seberg, to be directed by Benedict Andrews. Automatik Entertainment is producing, with Fred Berger (La La Land), Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Kate Garwood and Stephen Hopkins sharing the producer credits. Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse penned the script for Against All Enemies, which follows a young FBI agent assigned to investigate actress Jean Seberg when she gets caught up in the civil rights movement in late 1960s Los Angeles.
Automatik, run by Kavanaugh-Jones and Berger, has been involved in the making of Jeff Nichols’ dramas Midnight Special and Loving, as well as La La Land.
Chanel just announced the name of the one who will be the incarnation of its latest perfume, Gabrielle Chanel. The chosen one : Kristen Stewart, the rue Cambon house’s muse who, like Coco before her, Perfectly embodies a freedom of tone at all times.
When the Chanel house imagines a perfume in homage to Gabrielle Chanel, guided by the mantra of Coco “Choosing, wanting, being”, it is quite naturally that it turns to a muse of shock to bring it to life. And who better than Kristen Stewart, ambassador of the house since 2013, who represents audacity and unfailing freedom, like Coco before her? While she will present Come Swim, her first short film in Cannes this year, as a director, the 27-year-old actress poses for the occasion under the camera of Karim Sadli in an enigmatic photo campaign. If, for now, the mystery remains on its fragrance, signed by Olivier Polge, we already know that the video was entrusted to the young British director, Ringan Ledwige. Scheduled for a 2017 fall release…