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Magnolia Picks Up 'Life Partners' Starring Leighton Meester

Magnolia Picks Up 'Life Partners' Starring Leighton Meester

The Wagner/Cuban Company's Magnolia Pictures has acquired the Us rights for Susanna Fogel's Life Partners following its World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film, from Red Crown Productions and Haven Entertainment, stars Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl), Gillian Jacobs (Community), Adam Brody (Some Girl(s), The O.C.) and Gabourey Sidibe (Precious, American Horror Story: Coven). Life Partners was written by Susanna Fogel and Joni Lefkowitz, whose other collaborations include the series Chasing Life and the pilot Washingtonienne, and came out of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.

Straight Paige (Jacobs) and lesbian Sasha (Meester) are codependent best friends in their late 20s who have spent the last ten years acting more like wives than friends: they talk to each other on the toilet; they drive each other to the doctor. And as with any good marriage, they're a perfect yin and yang. Until the night Paige meets Tim (Brody

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