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Clea DuVall’s Rom-Com “Happiest Season” Acquired by TriStar Pictures

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Clea DuVall is set to direct her first studio pic. The “Veep” actress will helm “Happiest Season,” a romantic comedy that’s been acquired by TriStar Pictures. A press release announced the news.

Written by DuVall and fellow “Veep” star Mary Holland, the project centers on a young woman plotting to propose to her girlfriend at her family’s annual holiday party. There’s a major snag in her plans — she discovers her partner hasn’t yet come out to her conservative parents.

“‘Happiest Season’ is a refreshingly modern comedy about the complexity of navigating romantic relationships and family dynamics,” said Hannah Minghella, President of TriStar Pictures. “Clea and Mary have written a hilarious and heart-warming movie full of emotional truth that is sure to become a holiday classic. We’re proud that TriStar is partnering with Clea and Temple Hill to make this film.

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