Cannes News: Gyllenhaal Matriarch to Direct Very Good Girls

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Naomi Foner, mother to Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, is set to direct Very Good Girls from her own script.  Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen are attached to play the leads -- two friends trying to love their virginity during their summer in New York City.  Both girls fall for the same "charismatic street artist" while in the city.

Deadline reports that Dustin Hoffman, Sissy Spacek, and Peter Sarsgaard are also set to star in the film. 

Elizabeth Olsen To Star in Film with Dakota Fanning

Foner is usually a screenwriter and this will be her first time in the directors chair.

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