Allison Janney in talks to join Hugh Jackman in 'Bad Education'

Jun 17, 2018, 11:11 IST | IANS

Janney won an Academy Award for her portrayal of LaVona Golden in "I, Tonya". Her CBS comedy "Mom" was renewed for a sixth season for which she won two Emmy Awards for her role of Bonnie Plunkett

Allison Janney in talks to join Hugh Jackman in 'Bad Education'
Allison Janney. Pic/AFP

Actress Allison Janney will join Hollywood star Hugh Jackman in the independent movie "Bad Education". Screenwriter Mike Makowsky will also produce and it will be helmed by director Cory Finley. The story, said to be based on Makowsky's own high school experience, follows a superintendent of the school district who works for the betterment of the student's education while embezzling public funds to live the life he wants, reports deadline.com.

Jackman is expected to play the superintendent while Janney portrays the school district business manager who is in on the scheme and enjoying the same lifestyle while helping him (and herself) to cover their tracks.

Janney won an Academy Award for her portrayal of LaVona Golden in "I, Tonya". Her CBS comedy "Mom" was renewed for a sixth season for which she won two Emmy Awards for her role of Bonnie Plunkett.

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