Cannes: Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver to Play Retired Cheerleaders in 'Poms'
The project will be presented for buyers at this year's Cannes by Sierra/Affinity.
Diane Keaton and Jacki Weaver will be giving audiences a "P" and an "O" and an "M."
The duo will star in Poms, a feature about a group of friends that form a retirement-community cheerleading squad.
Documentarian Zara Hayes will direct from a script written by Shane Atkinson. Kelly McCormick will produce, along with Rose Pictures’ Rose Ganguzza and U.K.-based indie production company Mad as Birds Films.
Poms will be produced and financed by Sierra/Affinity, which will present the project for buyers at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Sierra/Affinity’s Nick Meyer and Marc Schaberg are executive producing the project.
Keaton, who provided a voice in Pixar's Finding Dory, recently starred in HBO's much-memed drama The Young Pope and will next be seen opposite Brendan Gleeson in relationship drama Hampstead.
Weaver is set to play Melissa McCarthy's mom in college comedy Life of the Party. She will next be seen on the big screen in James Franco's yet-to-be-dated New Line feature The Disaster Artist.
Keaton is repped by WME. Weaver is with ICM, Elevate and Felker Toczek.