Last year McKenna met with the team of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, whose recent sterling work with J.J. Abrams and, to a lesser extent, Michael Bay have catapulted the pair high in the Hollywood hills, and the trio conspired to work together and the resulting fruits of their labour are almost ripe to pluck.
McKenna’s script for the Benjamin Mee memoir We Bought A Zoo was updated by Cameron Crowe who will direct with Matt Damon rumoured to be involved in the project and a few months ago word seeped out that McKenna caught the eye of Disney for their live action version of Cinderella so she’s not short of work.
She is jumping in the ring with producing duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to write an as yet untitled rom-com Dreamworks. Here’s the word according to Variety,
Based on an original idea by McKenna, the dramedy will follow the on-off love affairs and friendships among a close circle of friends over two decades.