Welcome to the latest round of studios/streamers scrambling to pick up a compelling package featuring award-winning talent both in front of and behind the camera – if this isn’t Hollywood’s version of “nature is healing,” we don’t know what is. Right now, Apple, Netflix and other cash handy companies are competing for a new, untitled film that will star Jennifer Lawrence, with The Great Beauty‘s Paolo Sorrentino calling the shots.

The film, which has a script by Lauren Schuker Blum, Rebecca Angelo and John Logan, would chronicle the career of Hollywood super-agent Sue Mengers, who represented the likes of Candice Bergen, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, Ryan O’Neal and, most famously, Barbra Streisand, who famously split with Mengers over her desire to make Yentl. Mengers was known for her tough negotiation tactics and fierce loyalty to the talent under her purview. She died in 2011.

We’ll have to wait and see who emerges triumphant in this latest bidding war, though we’re sure all sides would have liked to have Mengers on their side through the process.

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