Netflix Inc.

02/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/22/2021 10:56

Mila Kunis To Star In Film Adaptation Of Jessica Knoll’s Bestseller “Luckiest Girl Alive” At Netflix

  • Author Jessica Knoll is adapting the screenplay for Luckiest Girl Alive, based on her 2015 New York Times bestselling novel of the same name. The novel has sold over a million copies and been translated into 38 different languages.

  • Cast: Mila Kunis (Bad Moms, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Black Swan)

  • Director: Mike Barker (Black Match, The Handmaid's Tale, Fargo)

    • Barker directed the pilot for The Sandman and the upcoming series Hit & Run

  • Producers: Bruna Papandrea and Jeanne Snow for Made Up Stories; Erik Feig and Lucy Kitada for PICTURESTART; and Mila Kunis for Orchard Farm Productions

  • Executive Producers: Jessica Knoll; Lisa Sterbakov for Orchard Farm Productions; Shayne Fiske Goldner for PICTURESTART; and Steve Hutensky for Made Up Stories

  • Logline:Luckiest Girl Alive centers on Ani FaNelli, a sharp-tongued New Yorker who appears to have it all: a sought-after position at a glossy magazine, a killer wardrobe, and a dream Nantucket wedding on the horizon. But when the director of a crime documentary invites her to tell her side of the shocking incident that took place when she was a teenager at the prestigious Bradley School, Ani is forced to confront a dark truth that threatens to unravel her meticulously crafted life.