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Frances McDormand To Star In MGM’s Orion Pictures And Plan B’s Adaptation Of ‘Women Talking’ With Sarah Polley On Board To Direct

Frances McDormand To Star In MGM’s Orion Pictures And Plan B’s Adaptation Of ‘Women Talking’ With Sarah Polley On Board To Direct

Exlcusive: MGM’s Orion Pictures and Plan B has set Academy Award-nominee Sarah Polley to write and direct a feature adaptation of Miriam Toews’ bestselling novel Women Talking, with Academy Award-winner Frances McDormand to star and produce via her Hear/Say productions. McDormand brought the project initially to Plan B after acquiring the rights.

“We are thrilled to continue our relationship with Plan B with Women Talking. Sarah and Frances collaborating to bring this incredible book to life on the big screen is something we are excited to be part of,” said Michael De Luca, MGM’s Film Group Chairman, Pamela Abdy, MGM’s Film Group President, and Alana Mayo, Orion Pictures’ President jointly.

The novel follows a group of women in an isolated religious colony as they struggle to reconcile their faith with a series of sexual assaults committed by the colony’s men. Published in 2018, the novel was

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