EXCLUSIVE: Nisha Ganatra is hooked up to direct a function about an Indian boy band, which was simply bought to Universal with Marc Platt Productions producing. It’s impressed by the teenage years of Savan Kotecha, a Grammy-nominated music producer and songwriter.
Kotecha, who will oversee unique music for the pic, has collaborated with artists like Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, Usher, Maroon 5, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, One Course, and Sam Smith.
Sanjay Shah is writing the screenplay which might be produced by Marc Platt and Adam Siegel of Marc Platt Productions in addition to Kotecha. Ryan Christians at Marc Platt introduced the package deal collectively and can oversee the challenge for the producers.
Jacob Epstein, Zach Morgenroth, and Aleen Keshishian of Lighthouse Administration + Media will function govt producers together with Sonny Takhar.
Ganatra, the director behind Sundance standout Late Night time, not too long ago signed a two-year general cope with ABC Studios to jot down, direct and develop tasks throughout all platforms by means of her Girls’ Automobile Productions banner. Her newest function, Covers, starring Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross, will hit theaters subsequent yr.
Ganatra is repped by ICM Companions and Morris Yorn.