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Nancy Meyers to direct daughter’s screenplay

The Something’s Gotta Give director recognised Haillie’s writing gift at a young age when her daughter submitted an episode of TV sitcom Friends in high school, and now Meyers has broken a golden rule not to adapt another writer’s work.

She tells WENN, “In college she wrote a screenplay and she’s asked me to direct it, which I was just absolutely shocked that she wanted me to do it.

“I said yes, and it’s the first time I won’t be directing something I’ve written. It’s so great and I’m honoured.”

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