Will Smith and Sony Have Mercy


Will Smith’s Overbrook production company and Sony have purchased Steve Bloom’s spec script Sisters of Mercy, reports Variety. Smith and James Lassiter are producing for Overbrook along with Alex Siskin.

The story follows a widower father who is rescued after his wife’s death by members of her book club, who soon begin running his life with their advice on parenting and dating.

Bloom’s previous credits include James and the Giant Peach and Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill, both for Disney.