Aubrey Plaza has signed on to star in Netflix’s romantic comedy Hope, which New Zealand duo Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami will direct from a script by Karen McCullah and Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, the esteemed writers of Legally Blonde and 10 Things I Hate About You. This is hardly official, so don’t quote me on this one, but I believe Hope will be the first movie to hail from a female directing team working off a script from a completely different female writing team. Regardless of the filmmakers’ genders, there’s a lot of comedic firepower behind …

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