April 20, 2006

Fonda, Huffman, Lohan have “Georgia” on their mind

By Tatiana Siegel

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Jane Fonda, Felicity
Huffman and Lindsay Lohan are in talks to star in "Georgia
Rule," a dark comedy that will be directed by Garry Marshall.

The story centers on a rebellious young woman (Lohan) who
is sent by her dysfunctional mother (Huffman) to spend a summer
with her grandmother (Fonda). There are two male roles still to
be cast.

Marshall ("The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement") will
direct the Morgan Creek Prods. project from a script by Mark
Andrus ("As Good as It Gets").

"This is Garry Marshall's kind of movie," said Morgan Creek
principal James Robinson. "He can deliver the mail with this
type of movie."

Morgan Creek is eyeing a late August start date, likely in
Los Angeles. Universal Pictures will distribute.

After a 15-year hiatus, two-time Oscar winner Fonda
returned to the big screen in last year's box office hit

Huffman, who stars in "Desperate Housewives," was nominated
for an Academy Award for her gender-bending turn in the indie

Lohan, who next will be seen in "Just My Luck" and "A
Prairie Home Companion," recently wrapped the indie "Bobby.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter