Chloe East, Jacqueline Novak & Jennifer Grant Join Sony’s ‘A Big Bold Beautiful Journey’

EXCLUSIVE: Chloe East (The Fabelmans), Jacqueline Novak (Get on Your Knees) and Jennifer Grant (Babylon) have boarded Sony Pictures’ romance A Big Bold Beautiful Journey from director Kogonada.

Starring Margot Robbie and Colin Farrell, the film’s plot is under wraps, but it’s described as an imaginative tale of two strangers and the extraordinary emotional journey that connects them.

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Seth Reiss wrote the script. Imperative Entertainment’s Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas and Ryan Friedkin will produce, along with Reiss and Youree Henley. Exec producers include Kogonada, Ilene Feldman and Original Films’ Ori Eisen. 30West is financing the film.

The supporting cast also includes Lily Rabe, Jodie Turner-Smith, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Lucy Thomas, Hamish Linklater, Billy Magnussen, Sarah Gadon, Brandon Perea and Yuvi Hecht.

Breaking out as Monica, the love interest of lead Gabrielle LaBelle’s Sammy, in Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical drama The Fabelmans, East will next star opposite Hugh Grant in the A24 horror thriller Heretic. Her other credits include the Max dramedy Generation, the ABC fantasy comedy-drama series Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, and HBO’s True Blood.

A stand-up comedian, actor, and author, Novak’s breakout stand-up show Get on Your Knees, directed by Natasha Lyonne, debuted on Netflix to critical acclaim in January. The show’s multiple extended off-Broadway runs earned her a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance. On screen, she’s a regular on both Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Most recently appearing in Damien Chazelle’s Babylon, Grant’s other credits include Beverly Hills, 90210, Friends, Ellen and CSI, as well as several features. She also exec produced the ITV/Britbox series Archie, starring Jason Isaacs, who portrayed her father, Cary Grant.

East is repped by WME, Link Entertainment, Vault Entertainment, and Felker Toczek Suddleson; Novak by WME and Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz; and Grant by Teitelbaum Artists Group.

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