'Where'd You Go, Bernadette?' Gets a Mother's Day Release

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Cate Blanchett is starring in the adaptation of Maria Semple's best-selling novel.

The adaptation of Maria Semple's best-selling novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette? has gotten a Mother's Day 2018 release date. 

Cate Blanchett is set to star in the Annapurna feature as the titular Bernadette, an eccentric former architect who mysteriously disappears from her claustrophobic life in Seattle, leaving behind her unfulfilled tech-exec husband and their intelligent young daughter. 

Billy Crudup and Kristen Wiig also star in the dramedy from director Richard Linklater, who adapted the book with his longtime creative collaborator Vince Palmo and Holly Gent Palmo. Megan Ellison, Nina Jacobson, Ginger Sledge and Brad Simpson are producing.

The only other movie currently set to open on the May 11 release date is Melissa McCarthy's multigenerational comedy Life of the Party. Other big May 2018 releases include Avengers: Infinity War and the Star Wars Han Solo stand-alone.