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Jan 29
2022

Last month, it was announced that Toni Collette, Anna Faris, and Thomas Haden Church had been cast in “The Estate”, a film that would see the trio competing over the inheritance of a wealthy family member. Now, accordin to Colliderit has been announced that Kathleen Turner, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Keyla Monterroso Mejia have joined the fight. It is currently unknown what roles Turner, DeWitt, and Monterroso Mejia will be playing in the film, though it seems likely that Turner will be portraying the wealthy aunt in question. The Estate, which will begin filming next month in New Orleans, will be directed by Dean Craig based on his own script. The film will be produced by Marc Goldberg and Sarah Gabriel for Signature Films, alongside Sarah Jessica Parker and Alison Benson, who are producing the film under their Pretty Matches Production banner. No release date has been announced yet for The Estate. Check out the official synopsis for the film below:

The Estate revolves around two sisters, Macey (Collette) and Savanna (Faris), who learn their wealthy but estranged Aunt Hilda is dying from cancer. Seeing this as an opportunity to get her inheritance and rescue their dying café, the sisters plan to improve their bitter relationship and cater to Hilda’s needs. Arriving to Aunt Hilda’s extravagant estate, they find that they are not the only ones in the family with shifted morals. Their cousins Beatrice and Richard have come with the same plan to swoon Hilda into giving them her estate. Soon, it becomes a battle between the eclectic family as to who can impress the matriarch the most and come out on top in the end.

Dec 03
2021

According to Deadline, Toni Collette, Anna Faris and Thomas Haden Church will lead the cast of The Estate, the latest comedy from writer-director Dean Craig (Death at a Funeral). The pic revolves around two sisters who learn their wealthy and estranged aunt is terminally ill. Seeing this as an opportunity to get their inheritance and rescue their dying café, the sisters plan to improve their bitter relationship and cater to their aunt’s needs, but when they arrive at their aunt’s estate they find that they are not the only ones in the family with shifted morals, with their cousins also having formed a similar plan. Signature Films and Capstone Global are financing the pic, with Signature’s Marc Goldberg and Sarah Gabriel producing alongside Sarah Jessica Parker and Alison Benson’s Pretty Matches Productions. Executive Producers include Capstone Global’s Christian Mercuri and David Haring and Thruline’s Josh Kesselman. Dean Craig recently helmed Love, Wedding Repeat, starring Olivia Munn and Sam Claflin, for Netflix, and is in post-production on The Honeymoon starring Maria Bakalova. “Dean’s knack for farce is one of a kind. We look forward to bringing this comedy to life and working with this extraordinary group of talent; Toni, Anna and Thomas couldn’t be more perfectly cast,” said Signature’s Marc Goldberg.