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Jennifer Garner to Star in and Produce Netflix Holiday Comedy "Mrs. Claus"

Thu 04 Apr 2024 | 08:51 AM
Jennifer Garner
Jennifer Garner
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Jennifer Garner has signed on to star in and produce the Netflix holiday comedy, "Mrs. Claus".

Details as to the plot of the pic are under wraps. 

Garner previously worked with the giant streamer on popular family movies "Family Leave" and "Yes Day", as well as "The Adam Project", a sci-fi pic with Ryan Reynolds marking one of its biggest to date in terms of viewership,

Leah McKendrick (Scrambled) is writing the script, with Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter set to produce for Hello Sunshine, which has been at work with Garner of late on the acclaimed Apple TV+ thriller series "The Last Thing He Told Me".

Garner also produces alongside Nicole King for Linden Productions. Hello Sunshine brought the project to Garner, with Witherspoon providing the original idea.

Moreover, the actress has recently signed on to star opposite Paul Walter Hauser in Max Winkler’s true-crime pic "Fruitcake,".

The movie is the true story of Sandy and Kay Jenkins, a seemingly upstanding middle-class couple who went on to embezzle millions from the popular Texas-based business Collin Street Bakery.

Garner exec produces and stars in Apple’s "The Last Thing He Told Me", which recently secured a second season order, and also recently starred in Starz’s reboot of beloved comedy "Party Down".  

She’ll next be seen reprising the role of Elektra in Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated movie "Deadpool & Wolverine", out July 26.