Author and playwright L.D. Napier is set to make her directorial debut with the outrageous comedy Mis-Fits, which just landed Guy Pearce and Cloris Leachman as its two leads. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Seymour Cassel, Virginie Ledoyen, and Catalina Sandino Moreno have also come aboard the project.
L.D. Napier wrote the screenplay, which is being compared to Harold and Maude. The plot revolves around a group of 'necro-detectives'; Private Investigators who track down people's lost or considered dead relatives.
Affonso Beato, the cinematographer behind The Queen, has come aboard the project, as has production designer Richard Hoover. Ingrid Michaelson is teaming with M. Ward to write and produce an original song for Mis-Fits.