Dark comedy is set in Yuba County
Yuba County is making news in Hollywood.
“Breaking News in Yuba County” is a dark comedy film by director Tate Taylor and is slated to star Laura Dern and Allison Janney. The screenplay was written by Amanda Idoko and ended up on the 2017 Black List of best un-produced screenplays, according to a Variety magazine story.
The movie reportedly will go into production in mid-2019.
“Since its a movie that mentions Yuba County by name, we’re interested,” said Russ Brown, Yuba County’s pubic information officer. “There’s no such thing as bad publicity since we heard it was a dark comedy.”
According to a description in the magazine, “Janney will portray a pencil pusher who catches her husband cheating with another woman, which causes him to die of a heart attack. She buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband – but finds herself in over her head,