Lucy Hale will star F*** Mary Killan action comedy and the latest feature film from Lionsgate and BuzzFeed Studios.
Directed by Laura Murphy and written by Ivan Diaz and Meghan Brown, the film is about a true-crime junkie in Boulder, Colorado who has to figure out which of the three guys she’s dating is her sex boy, which is marriageable, and which it is the Swipe Right Killer who is terrorizing the city and wants to murder them.
In addition to Hale, the film, which ended before the strike, also stars Virginia Gardner, Jedidiah Goodacre, Brendan Moran, Samer Salem, Brooke Nevin and Bethany Brown.
F*** Mary Kill – which Lionsgate is selling at AFM – is produced by Richard Alan Reid, Michael Philip and Jason Moring of BuzzFeed Inc. and builds on the success enjoyed by Lionsgate, BuzzFeed Studios and Hale Puppy lovewhich was released on Amazon Freevee earlier this summer.
“BuzzFeed Studios are experts at delivering films for their audiences, and there are few stars like Lucy Hale who can switch between comedy and thriller as effortlessly as she can,” said Lauren Bixby, senior vice president of acquisitions and co-productions at Lionsgate. “In F*** Marry KillIt brings these genres together to create an incredibly entertaining film that we are excited to bring to audiences.”
F*** Marry Kill is the fifth film Lionsgate has produced with BuzzFeed Studios in recent years. Their joint portfolio also includes horror films Dear Davidthe dog-loving romantic comedy Puppy lovethe LGBTQ romantic comedy My fake friendand the gaming comedy 1UP.
“We’re excited to continue our mission of delivering fresh, innovative films with our friends at Lionsgate, and we’re thrilled to be working with the fantastic Lucy Hale and Virginia Gardner again to produce another hit for young audiences,” said Richard Alan Reid, Executive Vice President, Head of BuzzFeed Studios.
Hale is represented by CAA and Reel Talent Management. Gardner is represented by Independent Artist Group and Sugar23.