The story was inspired by Safehouse producer Tory Tunnell’s own experience of taking over her mom’s online profiles and emailing potential suitors as mom. Wink will take an emotional look at what modern dating means for all ages.
Desch wrote the 2015 Russell Crowe-Amanda Seyfried drama Fathers and Daughters and is currently adapting Love Canal starring Patricia Arquette for TriStar and Safehouse. He is repped by ICM, 3 Arts and Gang, Tyre Ramer.
Tunnell, Joby Harold and Lucy Barzun Donnelly will produce Wink with Alexandra Kerry and Matt Schwartz executive producing. Niija Kuykendall and Shelia Wolcott at Warner Bros. are supervising the project at Warners.
Safehouse Pictures is executive producing Lionsgate’s upcoming