The director of the Bridget Jones movies is taking on a new comedy series for Disney+, starring Isla Fisher and Jillian Bell, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

What’s Happening:

  • Sharon McGuire, who is best known for directing the Bridget Jones movies has been tapped to helm a new comedy feature film for Disney+, titled Godmothered, with Isla Fisher and Jillian Bell to star.
  • Bell (22 Jump Street, Rough Night, Office Christmas Party) will play a young, unskilled fairy godmother who is out to prove that she is worth something when she sets out to help a young girl who needed help but was ultimately ignored.
  • Fisher (Definitely Maybe, Tag, Wedding Crashers) will play the older version of that young girl, who as an adult needs far more than just a prince.
  • Writing the script for the new project are Melissa Stack and Kari Granlund, Granlund should be versed in writing for a Disney+ production as she penned Lady and the Tramp which debuted alongside the streaming service last year.
  • Production on Godmothered is set to begin later this month.


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