Blake Lively (“Gossip Girl”) is set for a principal role writer/director Rebecca Miller’s The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, the comedy-drama set to start shooting this month in Connecticut.
Lively is joining a cast that includes Robin Wright Penn, Julianne Moore, Wynona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Maria Bello, Alan Arkin and Monica Bellucci.
The pic is an adventurous trip through Pippa Lee’s past and present, as a methamphetamine-addicted mother whose husband leaves her for a younger woman. Pippa indulges in an array of erotic adventures while heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.
Lively’s upcoming credits include The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 and New York, I Love You.