You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Meg Ryan circles ‘Long Time Gone’

'Precious' producer Sarah Siegel-Magness to make directing debut

“Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star.

Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens.

Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in and changes their lives forever.

Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee will cast the pic.

Bobbi Sue Luther, Gary Magness and McCullah will produce through the Magness’ Smokewood Entertainment Shingle. Andrew Sugerman and Seth Jaret are exec producing.

Production is set to start this fall.

Besides “Precious,” Siegel-Magness is also producing “Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer,” which bows in June.

Ryan is also set to make her directorial debut on “Little Black Train.”

Ryan is repped by UTA and Siegel-Magness is repped by CAA and attorney Andrew W. Rosen.

McCullah is repped by Paradigm.

More Film

  • Cast of "Isle of Dogs" attend

    Liev Schreiber and Other 'Isle of Dogs' Cast Attend Studio Babelsberg Night in Berlin

    “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star. Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens. Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in […]

  • Berlin: Netflix Picks Up China's Boonie

    Berlin: Netflix Picks Up China's Boonie Bears' Animation

    “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star. Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens. Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in […]

  • Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER..Black Panther/T'Challa (Chadwick

    After 'Black Panther' and 'Wonder Woman,' It's Time for the Myth of the Fanboy to Fade

    “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star. Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens. Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in […]

  • 'Eva' Review: Huppert and Ulliel Are

    Berlin Film Review: 'Eva'

    “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star. Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens. Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in […]

  • China's Film Sales Agents Take First

    China's Film Sales Agents Take First Steps, Face Long Learning Curve

    “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star. Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens. Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in […]

  • Berlin 2018 Review: The Waldheim Waltz

    Berlin Film Review: 'The Waldheim Waltz'

    “Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness is set to make her directorial debut on “Long Time Gone” with Meg Ryan in negotiations to star. Karen McCullah penned the adaptation which is based on the novel “Angel, Angel” by April Stevens. Story follows a broken family which is healed when the girlfriend of the youngest son moves in […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content