Jemima Goldsmith, who has been producing short films and documentaries, is all set to delve into the rom-com genre with a romantic comedy tentatively titled What’s Love Got To Do With It? The film will be directed by Shekhar Kapur of Mr India and Dil Se fame and produced by Goldsmith under the banner of her production house Instinct Productions.
Sharing the news on social media, Jemima said: “It’s taken 10 years and a million drafts to get here, but it was worth the wait as (COVID/God willing). I now get to work with all these legends. I am so bloody excited. And terrified.”
According to Deadline, the film has been written by Jemima herself. Shooting for it is expected to begin next month.
Starring Lily James (Baby Driver), Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery) and Emma Thompson (Beauty and the Beast), the movie is set between London and South Asia, exploring cross-cultural conflicts of love and marriage.
Meanwhile, a release date is not yet been announced.
Goldsmith’s work roster includes her 2019 Emmy-nominated The Case Against Adnan Syed and her 2018 drama The Clinton Affair with producer credits for the upcoming American Crime Story. What’s Love Got To With It? marks her narrative feature debut.