Jennifer Garner is set to star in the romantic comedy, Christmas in Connecticut for Warner Bros. Pictures.
The film is the remake of the of the 1945 screwball holiday classic, directed by Peter Godfrey and starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan and Sydney Greenstreet. In 1992, the flick was remade for television directed by Arnold Schwarzenegger; it starred Dyan Cannon, Kris Kristofferson and Tony Curtis.
Variety reports the original storyline revolves around a cooking writer whom the world believes to living on a cozy farm in Connecticut with her husband and baby. In reality, she's a single woman living on her own in New York; the ruse is discovered when a holiday meal is planned at her fake farm. The TV version, the cooking diva is the hostess of her own homemaking show.
Christmas in Connecticut has no current production schedule.