Jane Fonda is preparing to mentor Lindsay Lohan.
The two thesps are attached to star along with Felicity Huffman in “Georgia Rule,” which Garry Marshall is aboard to helm, write and produce.
Morgan Creek is close to a deal to produce and finance the pic. Topper James G. Robinson will produce along with Michael Besman. Morgan Creek’s Guy McElwaine and David Robinson exec produce.
Story centers on a rebellious young woman (Lohan) who has a dysfunctional relationship with her mother (Huffman) and is sent to spend a summer with her grandmother (Fonda).
Though deals aren’t done yet, project is eyeing an August start date.
Robinson said of Marshall, whose credits include “Pretty Woman,” “Beaches” and “The Princess Diaries,” “There couldn’t be a better director for this movie.”
Fonda most recently appeared in last summer’s “Monster-in-Law,” which was her first screen role in 15 years.
Lohan will next be seen in romantic comedy “Just My Luck,” skedded to unspool in May. She then has two more movies this year: Robert Altman’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” which Picturehouse plans to release in June, and Emilio Estevez’s “Bobby,” which MGM has set for November. She also just wrapped John Lennon assassination pic “Chapter 27” for Peace Arch.
Huffman, a star of ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,” was Oscar nominated for last year’s “Transamerica.”
Morgan Creek is in post on “The Good Shepherd,” the spy thriller helmed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie, and “Man of the Year,” written and helmed by Barry Levinson and starring Robin Williams.