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Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner and Anna Camp are set to star in the dark comedy Egg.
Hendricks and Reiner will play old art-school rivals that both happen to be expecting children at the same time, but one is carrying hers while the other is using a surrogate, played by Camp.
The movie comes from best-selling author Risa Mickenberg (Taxi Driver Wisdom) and will be directed by filmmaker Marianna Palka, who recently starred on Netflix’s wrestling comedy GLOW. David Alan Basche and Gbenga Akinnagbe also star.
Reiner and Basche are producing, along with former Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless.
Hendricks was last seen in the comedies Fist Fight and Bad Santa 2, and is set to topline NBC’s buzzy midseason drama Good Girls.
Reiner is best known for her role on Orange Is the New Black and also appears on FX’s Better Things. Camp will soon be seen in the third installment in the Pitch Perfect franchise.
Palka made her directorial debut with the Sundance feature Good Dick, which she wrote and starred in with Jason Ritter.
Production on Egg is set to begin at the end of the summer in New York.
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