Wild Oats: MacLaine, Bello and Ricci to star in action comedy

Wed May 12, 2010 Return to Film News

  • Shirley MacLaine, Maria Bello and Christina Ricci are set to star in the action comedy, "Wild Oats".

  • Scott Marshall is directing.

  • John Corbett and Bill Pullman are in talks to join the cast.

  • Claudia Myers has written the screenplay.

  • The story follows a retired widow who hits the jackpot when she receives a Social Security check mistakenly made out for $900,000 instead of $900. She and her granddaughter then take off for Las Vegas, only to become media sensations and fugitives from justice.

  • Peace Arch Entertainment Group is producing and will present the film at Cannes.

  • Filming is scheduled to start in August in locations around Connecticut and Nevada.

Source: Variety
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