Mandate Purchases McKenna Script


Mandate Pictures has acquired an untitled romantic comedy from The Devil Wears Prada screenwriters Aline Brosh McKenna.

According to Variety, the story centers on Maya, a young and highly successful businesswoman who has devoted her life to working for her legendary businessman father. But when Mr. Right enters her life and proposes to her, her father’s disapproval of her new fiance leads Maya to devise a mischievous ploy to change Dad’s mind.

Debra Martin Chase (The Princess Diaries, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) will produce. Mandate president Nathan Kahane will executive produce.

Brosh McKenna’s credits include Katherine Heigl starrer 27 Dresses and Laws of Attraction. Among her projects in development are Father Knows Less at New Line, The Undomestic Goddess at Universal and I Don’t Know How She Does It at the Weinstein Co.