Will Packer to Develop Thriller ‘When I Was You’ for Focus Features (Exclusive)

Published on Dec 04, 2019

Will Packer to Develop Thriller ‘When I Was You’ for Focus Features (Exclusive)

Will Packer Productions has teamed with Focus Features to develop a female-driven thriller “When I Was You,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Based on a novel by Amber Garza, “When I Was You” centers on a woman named Kelly Medina who becomes obsessed with another Kelly Medina — a single mother half her age who lives in her same town, has a baby boy, and has her whole life ahead of her. When they become friends, she finds a renewed sense of purpose taking care of the young woman and her baby.

“Amber Garza writes edgy and tense psychological thrillers that keep her readers on the edge of their seats,” Packer said. “We’re excited about collaborating with Focus Features on material this good.”

Garza has also authored “The Girl Frozen in Time,” “The Last Time I Saw Her,” and the “Prowl” trilogy.

Production, casting and further plot details on “When I

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Author: Dave McNary