Apple has acquired “Causeway,” Lila Neugebauer’s characteristic directorial debut. Jennifer Lawrence toplines the A24 drama, which is able to launch in theaters and on Apple TV+ later this 12 months, per The Hollywood Reporter.
Penned by Ottessa Moshfegh, Elizabeth Sanders, and Luke Goebel, “Causeway” sees Lawrence, who final appeared in “Don’t Look Up,” taking part in a soldier who “struggles to regulate to her life after returning house to New Orleans.” Along with starring within the pic, Lawrence is amongst its producers. Neugebauer is exec producing.
Lawrence gained an Oscar for “Silver Linings Playbook” and acquired nods for “Pleasure,” “American Hustle,” and “Winter’s Bone.” Her upcoming slate consists of “Dangerous Blood,” an Apple biopic of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. Amanda Seyfried is up for an Emmy for her depiction of the disgraced entrepreneur in Hulu’s “The Dropout.”
Neugebauer launched her profession in theater. She counts “Maid” and “The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women” amongst her small display screen credit.