Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen are finally hitting the road together in My Mother’s Curse. Paramount has greenlit the long-gestating road-trip comedy with Streisand and Rogen playing mom and son.
Anne Fletcher (
The Proposal) will direct the project with a script by
Dan Fogelman (
Lorne Michaels and
John Goldwyn are producing along with
Evan Goldberg. Executive producers include Rogen, Streisand, Fogelman and
David Ellison, whose Skydance will co-finance the pic.
The movie has been in the works for at least a couple years. Streisand and Rogen were offered the roles last summer and expressed interest but a green light has been elusive. The story follows an inventor (Rogen) who invites his mother on a cross-country trip as he tries to sell his new product while also reuniting her with a lost love.
Now that Paramount has pulled the trigger, shooting is scheduled to begin in the spring.
The studio has had a busy week. It also officially greenlit
Fun Size, a Halloween comedy that THR previously reported will be directed by TV showrunner
Steisand, who recently appeared in Universal’s
Little Fockers, is repped by WME and attorney
Barry Hirsch. Rogen, now onscreen in
Green Hornet, is repped by UTA. Fletcher is repped by UTA and attorney