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Rachel Brosnahan to Star in Life-Swap Comedy ‘The Switch’ for Amblin

Rachel Brosnahan to Star in Life-Swap Comedy ‘The Switch’ for Amblin

Rachel Brosnahan is set to star in “The Switch,” a life-swap comedic drama based on Beth O’Leary’s novel of the same name.

Bekka Bowling is adapting the screenplay for “The Switch,” which is set up at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners.

The dramedy centers around a 29-year-old consultant, and her 79-year-old grandmother, who decide to swap lives (including cell phones) for two months, after a series of personal setbacks. The younger woman moves to a tiny Yorkshire village to tackle the responsibilities of dog walking and neighborhood watch and the older woman finds herself in a tiny London flat, navigating dating apps and starting up a social club for lonely Londoners.

Kristie Macosko Krieger will produce, while O’Leary will serve as executive producer alongside Brosnahan. Amblin Partners’ president of Ppoduction Jeb Brody will oversee the project for the studio.

“I am thrilled to be partnering with Amblin to

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