Brie Larson making directorial debut, starring in comedy 'Unicorn Store'

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Brie Larson will star in, produce, and make her directorial debut on the independent comedy "Unicorn Store."

Other producers are David Bernad and Ruben Fleischer through their company The District, and Paris Kasidokostas-Latsis and Terry Dougas through Rhea Films. Jean-Luc De Fanti and Anne Woodward are exec producing.

Hercules Film Fund is financing the film.

"Unicorn Store," written by Samantha McIntyre, centers on a woman who moves back in with her parents. She receives an invitation to a store that will test her ideas of what it really means to grow up.

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The project was first unveiled in 2012 with Miguel Arteta directing and Rebel Wilson starring.

Kassidokostas-Latsis and Dougas produced Lily Tomlin's "Grandma" for Sony Classics and Natalie Portman's "Jane Got a Gun. The deals are freshly inked and the filmmaking team is now prepping for an October production start.

Larson broke through with "Short Term 12" and won the Academy Award for Best Actress earlier this year for "Room." Upocming projects include Marvel's female-centric film "Captain Marvel" movie, Legendary's "Kong: Skull Island," Lionsgate's coming-of-age drama "The Glass Castle" and Ben Wheatley's crime thriller "Free Fire."

Larson is repped by WME and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

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