Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Ireland is set to direct the dramedy Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont for Cineville and Picture Entertainment.

Adapted by Ruth Sacks from the novel by British scribe Elizabeth Taylor, the project centers on an elderly woman whose family persuades her to move to a London retirement hotel. After weeks without any visits from them, the woman befriends a struggling young writer who conspires with her to act as her grandson. The two wind up becoming good friends.

Brian B.