Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda reunite for ‘Moving On’ comedy – The Hollywood Reporter
Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Reunite for Lead Roles in Go forward, a comedy written and directed by Paul Weitz (American pie, About a boy), Hollywood journalist confirmed.
Malcolm McDowell and Richard Roundtree also join the cast for the feature film, which centers on two old friends who meet at a funeral and decide to get revenge on a widower who wronged them decades earlier. Weitz recently adapted the memoir from 2011 Two kisses for Maddy to lead Paternity for Netflix, which followed the journey of a recently widowed single father.
Andrew Miano, Stephanie Meurer and Weitz share production credits on Go forward by depth of field. Limelight’s Chris Parker and Dylan Sellers fund the photo, while producing Go forward, which is slated to start production in Los Angeles later this year. Dan Balgoyen and Britta Rowings will be the executive producers.
Tomlin and Fonda star in Netflix Grace & Frankie, now in its seventh and final season and marking the streamer’s longest-running original. (The first four episodes came out ahead of the full season’s debut in 2022.) The series features two diametrically different wives – played by Fonda and Tomlin – whose husbands are leaving them.
Hollywood Deadline was the first to reveal news about the Go forward movie.