The Hollywood Reporter reports exclusively that Shiri Appleby is in negotiations to direct a movie for Disney+. “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” is a romantic comedy. The movie centers on teenage friends, who wake up 20 years later to find out they are married and living a life neither of them expected. Andrew Gunn is producing the feature, which has a script by Emma Fletcher.
Read more: Shiri Appleby in Talks to Direct Disney+ Body-Switching Movie ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ (Exclusive)
Shiri recently directed an episode of ABC‘s ”Mixedish“. The Roswell, New Mexico episode ”What If God Was One of Us” was directed by her as well and it is scheduled to air on April 6, 2020 on The CW.
”Get ready for Tuesday night.” wrote Shiri on Instagram. “I had the supreme pleasure of directing these fantastic actors in an incredible episode of Mixedish. I do hope you’ll check it out Tuesday night on ABC. And yes, I do realize how short I am.”
Find out more about the show or watch it online at ABC.com: abc.com/shows/mixed-ish
As previously reported, Shiri directed an episode of ABC‘s ”Mixedish“. The episode “Doctor! Doctor!” is going to air on March 24, 2020. She wrote on Instagram:
Hi all! The episode of Mixedish I directed is airing this Tuesday on ABC, then HULU. I really hope you’ll check it out. I can’t wait to get back to making cool stuff to share with everyone. Sending you all lots of love 💕 #femalefilmmakerfriday #staysafeandwatchtv
Shiri Appleby was among the female Hollywood directors who took to social media on Friday for #FemaleFilmmakerFriday. She wrote: “Somehow I’ve always managed to find my way behind the camera. This was taken on the set of Knight and Daye, an NBC sitcom from 1989. My character was dressed as a pilgrim for her class play. Damn, I’ve been doing this a long time. 😳”
Shiri recently directed an upcoming episode of ABC’s single-camera sitcom “mixed•ish”. She’s the director of two episodes in the latest season of “Light as a Feather” and directed episode four of Roswell, New Mexico’s season two. Started by ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s’ co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna, the hashtag was launched to highlight women and their work behind the camera and to inspire.