'Sex and the City' Writer Making Feature Directing Debut With 'Take Care' (Exclusive)

Liz Tuccillo Headshot - P 2013
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Liz Tuccillo Headshot - P 2013

Leslie Bibb and Thomas Sadoski are starring in the indie, which begins shooting next week.

Liz Tuccillo, the Sex and the City writer who co-wrote the best-selling book He’s Just Not That Into You, is set to make her feature directorial debut with Take Care, a comedy she also wrote.

Tuccillo has enlisted Leslie Bibb and Thomas Sadoski to star the movie, which centers on a young woman (Bibb) who, after getting hit by a car, asks her ex-boyfriend (Sadoski), who now has a new girlfriend, to take care of her.

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Production is slated to begin in New York on August 8 with Grace Naughton producing with Tuccillo. John Melfi, who worked with Tuccillo when he executive produced Sex and the City and who was also an exec producer on House of Cards, is acting in the same capacity on Take Care.

Bibb recently starred in the comedy series Burning Love and has the horror comedy Hell Baby, from the creators of Reno 911!, awaiting release. She is repped by ICM Partners and John Carabino Management.

Sadoski currently stars as part of the ensemble cast of HBO’s Aaron Sorkin-created show, The Newsroom. He will be seen next in the indie The Dramatics. He is repped by UTA and Industry Entertainment.

Tuccillo has made a career of writing about relationships, from penning the script for Sex and the City to creating the WB series Related. He’s Just Not That Into You was adapted into a hit New Line movie that featured Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Bradley Cooper and Scarlett Johansson.

Tuccillo is repped by UTA and law firm Felker Toczek Gellman Suddleson.