The studio has landed rights to the project in a highly competitive situation with bids coming from both streamers and studios.
Witherspoon and Ferrell will produce the movie under their respective banners. Jessica Elbaum and Ferrell will produce for Gloria Sanchez, with Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter producing for Hello Sunshine and the company’s Ashley Strumwasser serving as executive producer.
It will arrive from writer-director Nick Stoller, who will also produce for his Stoller Global Solutions alongside Conor Welch.
While details of the movie’s plot are kept under wraps, it follows the chaos of two weddings being booked at the same venue on the same weekend.
On the other hand, Witherspoon is set to return to rom-com with the upcoming “Your Place or Mine” at Netflix.
It is based on the original script by Aline Brosh McKenna, who is also making her feature directorial debut with the project.
“In Your Place or Mine” centers around two best friends who live on opposite coasts swap homes for a week and see their whole lives change.
Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan’s Aggregate Films’ will co-produce the movie along with Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Bateman and Costigan will produce through their first-look deal with Netflix alongside Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine and McKenna for Lean Machine.