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Octavia Spencer is attached to co-star with Leslie Mann in the DreamWorks comedy “Las Madres.”

Scott Stuber and Dylan Clarke are producing for Bluegrass Films.

Story follows three unemployed friends who decide their only chance at economic opportunity in today’s climate is to go after a criminal with a reward for his capture.

Story is based on an original pitch and script by Lona Williams, which Pam Brady is currently rewriting.

Spencer is staying busy on the big and little screen, as her pilot “Red Band Society” was just picked up by Fox. She also has two films bowing this summer, the sci-fi pic “Snow Piercer” alongside Chris Evans and the James Brown biopic “Get on Up.”

She is repped by WME and attorney Karl Austin.

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