Fantasy movie

Angourie Rice to star in “Every Day” fantasy film for MGM

Angourie Rice will star in the MGM romance film “Every Day”, an adaptation of David Levithan’s novel with Michael Sucsy as director.

Production will begin next month in Toronto. Jesse Andrews, who wrote “Me And Earl and the Dying Girl,” adapted the script.

The production companies are Likely Story and Filmwave. The producers are Christian Grass, Paul Trijbits, Anthony Bregman and Peter Cron.

Rice will play a shy teenage girl who falls in love with an entity named A, who inhabit another teenager’s new body every day. The entity wakes up one day inside the body of a teenage boy named Justin, meets his girlfriend, and decides he’s found someone he wants to be with day in and day out. The novel was published in 2012 by the Random House publishing house Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers.

Rice played the daughter of Ryan Gosling’s character in Shane Black’s “The Nice Guys” and stars alongside Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning in “The Beguiled,” which won Best Director for Sofia Coppola at Cannes last month. She also stars alongside Tom Holland in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”.

Sucsy’s credits include “The Vow” and “Gray Gardens”. He is replaced by UTA, Anonymous Content and Bloom Hergott.

Andrews is replaced by WME and MXN Entertainment. Rice is replaced by WME and Catherine Poulton Management. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.