According to Collider, Natalie is nearing a deal to direct an untitled film about Esther and Pauline Friedman, identical twin sisters who are better known as the writers behind the syndicated Ann Landers and Dear Abby advice columns, and she also plans to tackle both roles:
If this project is confirmed, it would be the second film as director of Natalie, after “A Tale of Love and Darkness”.
Katie Robbins (The Affair) wrote the script, and the film will be produced by Peter Saraf and Dani Melia of Big Beach Films, the company behind such indie hits as Little Miss Sunshine and Safety Not Guaranteed.
Exclusive: Natalie Portman may direct & star in a movie about twin advice columnists Ann Landers & Dear Abby. https://t.co/SlNZAFzJlr
— Collider (@Collider) July 26, 2018