Arclight Films closed a dealon Tuesday to handle international sales on Maverick Films' teen comedy MaterialGirls which will team US teen starHilary Duff with her sister Haylie Duff for the first time in a movie.
The Duffs play two siblingheiresses who lose their fortune because of a scandal and have to fight to winback their dignity and their standing in life. A director has not yet beenassigned to the picture which is set to start shooting in Jan 2005.
The deal was negotiated byMaverick's Mark Morgan with Arclight's Gary Hamilton. A domestic distributor isset to close a deal on the film this week.
Duff recently was seen in RaiseYour Voice for New Line and hascompleted production on The Perfect Man for Universal.