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JESSE PERETZ TO DIRECT JULIET, NAKED

JESSE PERETZ ON BOARD TO DIRECT “ JULIET, NAKED ” Jesse Peretz (“Girls”, “Our Idiot Brother”) has come on board to direct the film “ Juliet, Naked ”, based on the best-selling novel by Nick Hornby (“About a Boy”, “High Fidelity”, “Brooklyn”). Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie, the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan, and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession. Los Angeles Media Fund (LAMF) is financing the picture. Judd Apatow (“Trainwreck”, “Knocked Up”), Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa (“Little Miss Sunshine”, “Nebraska”), Barry Mendel (“Bridesmaids”, “The Royal Tenenbaums”), and Jeffrey Soros are producing. Simon Horsman is an executive producer. The script was written by Tamara Jenkins (“The Savages”, “Slums of Beverly Hills”) and Jim Taylor (“Sideways”, “About Schmidt”) with revisions by Phil Alden Robinson and Evgenia Peretz. Judd Apatow said: “I&