It’s been exactly 10 years since Tamara Jenkins made her last feature film, “The Savages.” Now, the director returns with “Private Life,” as reported by Variety. The Netflix drama stars Molly Shannon, who just won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her role in “Other People,” where she plays a mother dying of cancer.
Written by Jenkins, “Private Life” stars Paul Giamatti as Richard and Kathryn Hahn as Rachel. Shannon will reportedly play a friend of the couple (who may have deeper links to them than originally expected). The cast also includes John Carroll Lynch, Emily Robinson, Kayli Carter and Francesca Root-Dodson.
The film is being produced by Anthony Bregman (“The Circle,” “Collateral Beauty,” “Foxcatcher”) and Stefanie Azpiazu (“Enough Said,” “The Circle”). Production is expected to begin next month.