Another day, another film rumour.
Padme Amidala noticed that the IMDB page for Natalie’s Handsomecharlie Productions has a film called Hesher listed. I was able to get confirmation that Natalie is attached to the project although I gather there’s some way to go before she puts pen to paper.
A first time director, Spencer Susser, seems attached to direct and a few web searches confirms that John C. Reilly is attached to co-star.
The synopsis is as follows:
T.J, a 13 year old boy and his Father, both devastated by the tragic loss of the Mother/Wife, are now living with the elderly Grandma. On his way to school one day, T.J has a chance encounter with Hesher, a late 20’s year old with a troubled past. Hesher assumes a role as both mentor and tormentor, leading T.J into troubles he could never have imagined. Nicole, a young grocery clerk trying to make ends meet steps in to protect T.J from a vicious attack, T.J becomes enamored with Nicole, only to have his fantasies destroyed by Hesher. Hesher moves into Grandma’s home, although uninvited, he is somehow accepted.
Some of that sounds interesting. Some of it really doesn’t. But you can’t tell much from a synopsis.
Also, if you checked the IMDB page earlier, you would have seen Suspiria listed as well. I can only repeat again, despite the mountain of links, I’m still being told that Natalie won’t be doing it.