Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Renée Zellweger and Sarah Jessica Parker sign on for new romantic drama

sarah jessica parker renee zellweger.jpg

Bringing together the two women responsible for bringing to life iconic female characters of the Nineties, Renée Zellweger has been announced as one of the names joining Sarah Jessica Parker on set for new romantic drama Best Day of My Life.

The film, which has started shooting in New York, tells the story of Vivienne (Parker), a jazz singer in the city who has been handed a life-changing diagnosis as she prepares for a world tour.

Written by House of Cards’ Laura Eason, the film focuses on the 24-hour window following the news, and will also star Isabella Rossellini and Taylor Kinney in supporting roles.

Parker, known best as Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw, has already posted a picture from the set revealing a lighter blonde bob for the role, and will produce as well as star.


Read more: Meryl Streep has an insane handbag adorned with Barack and Michelle Obama’s faces


Alongside Rossellini, Kinney and Bridget Jones’ Zellweger, AMBI Group also announced hip hop star and actor Common, Simon Baker (The Devil Wears Prada) and Gus Birney (The Mist), though did not elaborate on each role.

Image: Rex Features (pictured together in 2012)

Related

Lena Headey.jpg

Hollywood directors ‘speculate over who to have sex with in auditions’

rexfeatures_8861370u.jpg

Emma Stone thanks male co-stars for helping her to achieve equal pay

Ryan reynolds.jpg

Ryan Reynolds sweetly colludes with teen girl who was dumped

More

The sad reason this type of rescue dog is the most overlooked

Open your hearts, people

by Amy Swales
25 Sep 2017

What is diabulimia? The dangerous disorder in need of a spotlight

A lack of awareness means sufferers could be flying under the radar

by Amy Swales
25 Sep 2017

This is how your friends’ bad moods can affect your own mental health

A new study sheds light on how we ‘pick up’ emotions from our friends

by Moya Crockett
25 Sep 2017

Women have a new word for that annoying thing your male colleague does

Forget mansplaining: there's a new word in town

by Helen Brown
25 Sep 2017

Will & Grace fans, Debra Messing's character has changed in a big way

And we’re on board

by Susan Devaney
25 Sep 2017

Instagram creates automatic Facebook post saying “I will rape you”

How to win friends and influence people?

by Moya Crockett
25 Sep 2017

This Netflix horror about ghostly ex revenge is perfect Halloween TV

This looks absolutely terrifying

by Kayleigh Dray
25 Sep 2017

The best possible gifts for when flowers aren’t going to cut it

17 unusual and thoughtful gifts for when the s**t hits the fan

by Amy Swales
22 Sep 2017

This Battle of the Sexes legend wants you to STOP asking about McEnroe

“I would like to see John McEnroe win a Grand Slam tournament while pregnant”

by Susan Devaney
22 Sep 2017

“The real reason we should all be upset about Uber”

Grow up: your bank balance really isn’t what’s at stake here

by Kayleigh Dray
22 Sep 2017