Melisa Wallack is writing the sports-themed film
Jennifer Aniston is ready to put out some fires.
The Cake actress is on board to star in The Fixer, a film based on the life of sports-world crisis manager Denise White, EW has confirmed.
Fox 2000 picked up the pitch from Dallas Buyers Club co-writer Melisa Wallack, along with White’s life rights and rights to the Men’s Journal profile “The Woman Who Bails Out the NFL’s Bad Boys,” by Paul Solotaroff.
White is a former Miss USA contestant who also worked in broadcasting before becoming a personal assistant to entertainers and athletes. She went on to found the management and PR firm EAG and has been described as the Olivia Pope of the sports world.
In addition to starring, Aniston will produce The Fixer, alongside Kristin Hahn, Steve Barnett, and Bernie Goldmann. A director has yet to be named.
Deadline first reported the news.