We are beyond delighted to share the brilliant news that both Georgia Pritchett and Harry Bradbeer have been added to the inimitable creative team bringing Gail Honeyman’s best-selling novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine to the big-screen.
Optioned to Hello Sunshine and MGM, Harry Bradbeer is set to direct whilst Georgia Pritchett will adapt, with Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter producing for Hello Sunshine.
Bradbeer is a multi-award-winning British film and television director, best known for his work on Fleabag, for which he won the Emmy for Outstanding Director in a Comedy Series. He is also one of the key directors on the hit series Killing Eve. His additional television credits include Ramy, the fifth instalment of the Messiah series, BAFTA-nominated series This Life and Outlaws and The Cops. On the film side, he recently also directed Enola Holmes, the 2020 Netflix feature adaptation of The Enola Holmes Mysteries by Nancy Springer. He is currently in post-production on the Enola Holmes sequel.
Pritchett is a British, multi-award-winning comedy writer. She most recently showran The Shrink Next Door starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd for MRC/Apple. Currently, she is running a mini-room for an Apple and Gloria Sanchez series. She was formerly a co-EP on Succession and a co-EP on Veep, a supervising producer on Avenue 5 and a consulting producer on Run. She also wrote an incredibly funny memoir My Mess Is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety which traces her struggles with anxiety in gloriously idiosyncratic fashion.
We are so excited to see what this creative tour de force produce!