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Berlin: Ethan Hawke, Bill Hader Join Rebecca Miller’s ‘Maggie’s Plan’

BERLIN — Ethan Hawke, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph and Travis Fimmel (“Vikings”) have joined Greta Gerwig and Julianne Moore in the cast of Rebecca Miller’s “Maggie’s Plan.” Protagonist Pictures will sell the pic at the European Film Market in Berlin.

The film, based on a story by Karen Rinaldi, is a screwball take on the fluctuations of modern love that “puts a new spin on the romantic comedy.” Production is set to start in New York on Feb. 23. Rachael Horovitz produces alongside Miller and Damon Cardasis.

The film is being financed by Freedom Media, Locomotive, Hyperion and Three Point Capital. Executive producers are Freedom’s Phil Stephenson and Temple Williams, Locomotive’s Lucy Barzun Donnelly and Alexandra Kerry, and Hyperion’s Michael Mailis and Susan Wrubel.

CAA and Cinetic are representing North American rights, while international rights are with Protagonist Pictures.

Miller’s feature film credits include “Personal Velocity: Three Portraits,” starring Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey and Fairuza Balk; “The Ballad of Jack and Rose,” starring Camilla Belle and Daniel Day-Lewis; and “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee,” based on Miller’s novel and starring Robin Wright, Alan Arkin and Maria Bello.

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