Once upon a time, the reunion of Juno playpals Ellen Page and Olivia Thirlby was set to be the werewolf romance Jack & Diane. Unfortunately, the filmmakers had difficulty getting the film going and, the last we heard about it, the project was delayed. At that point, Page said:

It’s a drag that we, as of yet, haven’t filmed it. But it will happen.

And indeed, it appears that it will – though, and rather sadly perhaps, without Ms. Page. According to the film’s official website (found via After Ellen), the project is still “in development”, though now Ellen is out, and Alison Pill is in, while Olivia Thirlby’s involvement remains unchanged. Further corroborating this report, Paste also filed on the film today:

[Director Bradley Rust] Gray is busy on Jack and Diane, a picture about two teenage girls who fall in love (expressed partially through a monstrous creature, earning it the early tag “the lesbian werewolf movie”). The film will have a special-effects budget and animation, a first for Gray. “It’s going to be gross and scary,” he says.

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