New Line, Intermedia pick Posey for ‘Law’

Tale of two lawyers to begin lensing in June

Parker Posey will star opposite Pierce Brosnan and Julianne Moore in “Laws of Attraction” for New Line Cinema and Intermedia Films.

Pic, which begins production June 16 in Dublin, is a tale of two New York divorce lawyers who face off in and out of court.

Directed by Peter Howitt, who most recently helmed “Johnny English,” pic was written by Aline Brosh McKenna, Karey Kirkpatrick, Robert Harling and Howitt.

Producing are David Friendly, Marc Turteltaub and Julie Durk of Deep River Prods. along with Beau St. Clair of Pierce Brosnan’s Irish Dreamtime.

Executive producers are Intermedia chairman Moritz Borman, production prexy Basil Iwanyk, Stratus Film Co. partners Bob Yari and Mark Gordon, and Stratus president Mark Gill. Ireland-based Arthur Lappin (“In America”) also exec produces.

Initial Entertainment Group handles international sales.

Posey, most recently seen in “A Mighty Wind,” also starred in “Personal Velocity” and “The Sweetest Thing.” She appeared in Lanford Wilson’s “Fifth of July” at Off Broadway’s Signature Theater Co.

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