Shirley MacLaine, Maria Bello, Christina Ricci, John Corbett and Bill Pullman are attached to star in the action comedy Wild Oats that Peace Arch Entertainment is selling here.

Scott Marshall is directing from a script by Claudia Myers. Blythe Frank and Agathe David-Weill are producing and Michael Mailer is executive producer.

CAA and ICM jointly packaged the project, set to begin shooting in Connecticut and Nevada in August.

The story centres on a retired history who mistakenly receives a massive welfare payment and becomes a fugitive when she takes her grand-daughter on a trip to Las Vegas.

Peace Arch’s president of international sales and distribution, Julie Sultan negotiated the international rights deal with Frank.

From Screen Daily