Kristen Wiig had been given the green light for her new dark comedy titled Imogene a movie she calls her “passion project.”
In the movie Wiig plays “a moderately successful New York playwright who stages a fake suicide attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend, only to end up being forced into the custody of her gambling-addict mother.”
The movie is being produced by Anonymous Content and Maven Pictures and will begin shooting in New York City on August 8.
The movie was written by Michelle Morgan and is being overseen by Shari Berman and Robert Pulcini.
Wiig has recently appeared in Bridesmaids which she co-wrote with friend Annie Mumolo and which took in more than $150 million, she has also had parts in MacGruber, Adventureland, Paul and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.
Wiig can next be seen in “Friends with Kids” alongside Megan Fox, Maya Rudolph and Jon Hamm.