Trusting within the kindness of the universe (and a bunch of film producers and financiers hoping to money in on the lingering recognition of a decade-old self-help guide), Katie Holmes is gearing as much as star in a movie model of The Secret.
For these poor souls in our viewers who don’t preserve an encyclopedic data of every part Oprah has ever advised humanity to do, The Secret was a very fashionable self-help guide from the mid-2000s, which principally stated that the key to happiness was to collage all your hopes and desires onto a chunk of corkboard, after which look ahead to the universe to manifest you an enormous ol’ stack of money. The guide—written by Rhonda Byrne—was really based mostly on a 2006 documentary of the identical identify, itself based mostly on the extra blatantly sincere The Science Of Getting Wealthy.
The Holmes movie will forego documentary footage of The Secret’s life-changing results (i.e., an excessive uptick in positivity, in addition to the variety of imaginative and prescient boards cluttering up your attic) in favor of a extra narrative strategy. Holmes will play a widow and mom of three, who offers in to the “legislation of attraction” (if you already know what we imply) when she meets a handyman who teaches her all concerning the New Thought motion. Andy Tennant, whose previous constructive visualizations apparently included helming Candy House Alabama and Hitch, is ready to direct.
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