Three writers from Contrafilm, which recently produced "Journey to the Center of the Earth," are attached to the project, as are two New Line producers. New Line president Toby Emmerich said, "Audiences worldwide have an immense curiosity about the fashion world, and this project should deliver comedic insight that will appeal to a wide range of audiences." Said a Vogue spokesman, "Everyone here had a great time working with Sean this summer."
- Irin Carmon
LIFE CELEBRATION: Among the editors in chief clamoring for reality shows, revelatory memoirs and (though they'd never admit it) blog mentions, Food & Wine editor Dana Cowin tends to be of a more private sort, rarely talking about herself in public. But there were special circumstances leading up to her first-person essay in the October issue of O: The Oprah Magazine - namely, her struggle with breast cancer. The essay manages to also tie in Cowin's vocation, since it's about parties she threw along the way to deal with the diagnosis and treatment. She even broke the news to her staff in the magazine's wine room, over pink Champagne and pink-frosted cupcakes.
Then, midway through chemotherapy, a potluck pie party was named "If Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemon Meringue Pie." The postradiation party, "Wishing Well," this time with chefs in tow, will be this week at The Spotted Pig.