Country music star Miranda Lambert has signed on as music director for a new comedy film by Trey Fanjoy, titled Something In the Water, according to Deadline. on May 4, 2017. The film, which will star Grace Helbig, will be made by Lionsgate Digital.
Lambert, whose album Weight of These Wings, won the 2017 ACM Album of the Year Award, will not join the cast of the film, but she will curate the music and will write an original song to support the film. The original song will be released around the world on Lionsgate Digital
The script, written by Cindy McCreedy, is about five women who enter a bass fishing competition. The story is described as Bridesmaids meets Steel Magnolias. The situation should be filled with opportunities for comedy and for touching moments in this comedic friendship film.
Bass fishing is popular in the Southern and Midwestern regions of the U.S. It seems that bass fishing is also popular in Asia. The company has been looking for a film that would appeal to people in China, according to Deadline.
This will be Trey Fanjoy's first feature film She is well known in Nashville, as she has produced over 150 music videos, according to CMT. She has collaborated with several prominent country stars, including Lambert, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Reba McEntire, and others.
Lambert and Fanjoy have collaborated on a number of music videos, including "Vice," "House That Built Me," Kerosene," Over You," Mama's Broken Heart," Somethin' Bad" with Carrie Underwood," "Fastest Girl In Town" and "Automatic,"