Though she is frequently remembered as an idealized 1950s housewife, Wise was a groundbreaking businesswoman, the first to grace the cover of Business Week. Despite her success, however, she ultimately clashed with company founder Earl Tupper and was fired under mysterious circumstances.
Taylor is producing the film with
Hannah Minghella, president of production at
Taylor added that "Sandy and I have been trying to work together for years. Finally, I'm very excited to put Tupperware in her hands. This is a collaborative dream come true."
Homemaker-turned-entrepreneur stories are apparently having a moment in Hollywood: