Olivia Wilde is stepping behind the camera for her feature directorial debut. After helming a couple of music videos and a short, the “House” alumna is teaming up with Annapurna Pictures and Gloria Sanchez for “Booksmart,” a comedy starring “Last Man Standing’s” Kaitlyn Dever and “Lady Bird” breakout Beanie Feldstein. Variety broke the news.
The pic follows overachieving BFFs who have an epiphany on the eve of their high school graduation. They realize that they should have spent less time studying and more time partying. “Determined never to fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night,” the source summarizes.
Frequent collaborators Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins (“The Mayor,” “Black-ish”) penned the script, and Susanna Fogel (“Life Partners”) and Katie Silberman (“Set It Up”) have done revisions.
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