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According to Variety, Muriel’s Wedding” helmer P.J. Hogan and star Toni Collette are reteaming on “Mental,” about a charismatic, crazy hothead who transforms a family’s life when she becomes the nanny of five girls. Arclight Films is introducing “Mental” to foreign buyers at the Cannes film market. Project was announced by Arclight’s managing director Gary Hamilton.
Hogan begins lensing in Australia in January. He also scripted, inspired by his own experiences. “Like ‘Muriel’s Wedding,’ ‘Mental’ is a comedy, but a comedy based on reality, laced with pain and brimming with flawed but lovable characters. Shaz (the central character) was hilarious, outrageous, dangerous, courageous, inspiring, heartbreaking and totally, totally mad. And she changed my life,” Hogan said. Also producing “Mental” are Todd Fellman (“Daybreakers”) and Jocelyn Moorhouse (“Muriel’s Wedding,” “Peter Pan”). “Mental” reteams Jerry Zucker and Hogan (“My Best Friend’s Wedding”). “We are thrilled to be working with P.J. Hogan again,” the Zuckers stated. “He is an inspirational director, and this is a story that is a part of his life.”