Malina Weissman also stars, with Barry Sonnenfeld directing. The film 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 action franchise that debuts June 19; “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.
Garner was last seen in Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women and Children” as well as the indie “Danny Collins.” She is repped by WME and Management 360.
Amell can still be seen on the CW’s “The Flash.” He is repped by WME.
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TheWrap first reported the Amell news, while Deadline Hollywood first reported the Garner casting.