Barry Sonnenfeld is directing the pic, which revolves around a workaholic businessman who has to figure out how to redeem himself after a terrible accident leaves him trapped in the body of his family’s cat.
EuropaCorp is distributing, financing and producing the film from a script by Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin.
“Nine Lives” joins other upcoming EuropaCorp films including “The Transporter: Refueled,” the start of a new trilogy in the studio’s highly profitable action franchise that debuts June 19, 2015; “Shut In,” starring Naomi Watts, which will be released on Feb. 19, 2016; and “The Lake,” starring Sullivan Stapleton and J.K. Simmons, which will be released on July 15, 2016.
Weissman recently landed a role in the CBS pilot “Supergirl” as the younger version of the title character. She made her acting debut in Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” as Young April O’Neil and prior to that had an extensive modeling career that includes campaigns for DKNY, Calvin Klein, Gap Kids, H&M and Apple.
She is repped by Paradigm and Principato-Young Entertainment.