WT Deals: Jessica Varley to Write and Direct “The Astronaut”

Weintraub Client Jess Varley (Phobias) makes her solo writing and directing debut with the sci-fi thriller The Astronaut, which begins filming in Ireland in October (under an interim SAG-AFTRA agreement). Kate Mara, Gabriel Luna, and Laurence Fishburne lead the cast.

The Astronaut is produced by Brad Fuller and Cameron Fuller (Fuller Media), alongside Eric B. Fleischman and Chris Abernathy (Wonder Company).

Jess Varley is represented by Weintraub Shareholder Matt Sugarman.

Read the full article here, in Deadline.