Kiwi duo behind The Breaker Upperers to direct new movie for Netflix

Kiwi duo Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek are set to direct a new film at Netflix - their second feature film.

Madeleine Sami and Jackie van Beek at the premiere of The Breaker Uppers. Source: Instagram / Jackie van Beek

The movie, Hope, will star Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Child's Play). Details of the film's plot are currently under wraps, according to Deadline Hollywood.

Hope will be van Beek and Sami's second film together, after they co-wrote and produced Kiwi romantic comedy The Breaker Upperers (2018).