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4 items from 2014


'Portlandia' Creator Carrie Brownstein to Complete Unfinished Nora Ephron Script

5 August 2014 6:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Columbia Pictures, Neal Street Productions and Good Universe announced today that multi-hyphenate Peabody winner and Emmy nominated writer Carrie Brownstein (Portlandia) has been tapped to complete work on Lost in Austen based on the original UK television series. Lost in Austen will be the first feature writing project for Brownstein and was one of Nora Ephron's unfinished works.

Brownsteinis the co-creator, co-writer and co-star of IFC's hit comedy Portlandia and is also a musician. She will next appear in Jill Soloway's Transparent for Amazon and Todd Haynes' Carol, which stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

Here's what producer and Neal Street Productions partner Sam Mendes had to say about bringing Carrie Brownstein on board.

"Carrie is smart and funny and original, and the project is very lucky to have her."

In Lost in Austen, Amanda lives and works in present day Brooklyn, until she suddenly finds herself »

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Carrie Brownstein of ‘Portlandia’ to Pen ‘Lost in Austen’ Movie

5 August 2014 3:03 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Portlandia” star and co-creator Carrie Brownstein has come on board to write a “Lost in Austen” movie, based on the original U.K. series.

It’s the first feature writing project for Brownstein, and one of Nora Ephron’s unfinished works at the time of the screenwriter’s death in 2012.

Columbia Pictures, Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris of Neal Street Productions, and Nathan Kahane of Good Universe will produce. Damien Timmer and Michele Buck of Mammoth Screen and Nicolas Brown of Neal Street will executive produce alongside John Middleton, Roy Lee and Joe Drake.

Erin Westerman will oversee for Good Universe.

“Carrie is smart and funny and original, and the project is very lucky to have her,” said Sam Mendes, producer and partner of Neal Street.

In the series, a woman who lives and works in present day Brooklyn suddenly finds herself transported into the fictional world of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice. »

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Brownstein to finish Lost In Austen

4 August 2014 10:52 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Columbia Pictures, Neal Street Productions and Good Universe have hired Portlandia co-creator Carrie Brownstein to complete the Nora Ephron script.

The assignment marks the feature debut of the Emmy-nominated writer and the project is based on the original UK television series.

In Lost In Austen, a woman living and working in Brooklyn is transported into the fictional world of Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice.

“Carrie is smart and funny and original and the project is very lucky to have her,” said Sam Mendes, producer and partner of Neal Street Productions.

Columbia Pictures, Mendes and Pippa Harris of Neal Street Productions will produce with Nathan Kahane of Good Universe.

Damien Timmer and Michele Buck of Mammoth Screen and Nicolas Brown of Neal Street are the executive producers alongside John Middleton, Roy Lee and Joe Drake. Erin Westerman will oversee the project for Good Universe.

Dan Freedman of Good Universe negotiated Brownstein’s deal on behalf of the »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Carrie Brownstein to complete Lost In Austen

4 August 2014 10:52 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Columbia Pictures, Neal Street Productions and Good Universe have hired Portlandia co-creator Carrie Brownstein to complete the Nora Ephron script.

The assignment marks the feature debut of the Emmy-nominated writer and the project is based on the original UK television series.

In Lost In Austen, a woman living and working in Brooklyn is transported into the fictional world of Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice.

“Carrie is smart and funny and original and the project is very lucky to have her,” said Sam Mendes, producer and partner of Neal Street Productions.

Columbia Pictures, Mendes and Pippa Harris of Neal Street Productions will produce with Nathan Kahane of Good Universe.

Damien Timmer and Michele Buck of Mammoth Screen and Nicolas Brown of Neal Street are the executive producers alongside John Middleton, Roy Lee and Joe Drake. Erin Westerman will oversee the project for Good Universe.

Dan Freedman of Good Universe negotiated Brownstein’s deal on behalf of the »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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