Overture acquires ‘Celeste’

Rashida Jones, Will McCormack pen comedy

Overture Films has acquired romantic comedy “Celeste and Jesse Forever,” written by Rashida Jones and Will McCormack, and has set the project with Suzanne and Jennifer Todd of Team Todd.

Jones will also star in the project, which focuses on a young couple in the midst of a divorce who attempt to maintain their friendship while pursuing new relationships.

Team Todd is in post-production on “Alice in Wonderland,” starring Johnny Depp, with Disney scheduled to release the 3-D film in March.

Jones recently appeared in “I Love You Man,” stars in “Parks and Recreation” and had a recurring role on “The Office.”

Overture’s next release is “Paper Heart,” starring Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera, on Aug. 7.

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