Deadline is exclusively reporting that Idina Menzel is the latest name to join the cast for Josh and Benny Safdie’s next film Uncut Gems for A24, and also states that Netflix has acquired the international rights for the film.
Uncut Gems is set in the Diamond district of New York City, focusing on a jewellery store owner with a gambling addiction who is juggling two relationships and escalating debts.
The report states that Idina Menzel (whose credits include Frozen and Glee) will be playing the wife of the jewellery store owner.
The script has been written by the Safdie brothers alongside Ronald Bronstein. The film will be produced by Scott Rudin and Eli Bush under the Scott Rudin Productions banner alongside Elara Pictures’ Sebastian Bear-McClard and Oscar Boyson. Martin Scorsese and Emma Tillinger Koskoff will serve as executive producers on the project.