Scarlett Johansson, Michael Fassbender, & More Board Nancy Meyers’ Next Film

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Scarlett Johansson at the "Avengers: Endgame" LA Premiere in 2019. Photo by Matt Baron/REX/Shutterstock (10216456xm)

It’s been a while since Nancy Meyers has given us a new film and she’s finally ready for a comeback! Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz, Michael Fassbender, and Owen Wilson have been cast in the queen of rom-com’s next project, Paris Paramount.

Paris Paramount will focus on an above-the-line filmmaking duo who begrudgingly reunite on set after falling in and out of love with one another. In addition to directing this film, Meyers also wrote the script, and she’ll serve as one of its producers.

Paris Paramount is the latest big-budget Netflix comedy, and the streamer reportedly cashed out $100 million to make it happen, according to Deadline. The budgeting is still being worked through, and Johansson, Cruz, Fassbender, and Wilson are yet to officially close their deals.

The casting is pretty impressive since the ensemble consists of Oscar winners and nominees. Cruz won the Academy Award for Vicky Cristina Barcelona, while Fassbender and Johansson scored two nominations each. Wilson is a one-time nominee, but he received his nod for screenwriting, rather than acting.

Paris Paramount will mark Nancy Meyers’ first directorial effort since the 2015 buddy comedy The Intern starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. Her credits as a director also include The Parent Trap, Something’s Gotta Give, and The Holiday.