Edith Macefield, Home

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One famous house is getting it's own feature film.

This Seattle gem was first recognized after people began noticing the striking similarities to the house featured in the hit film Up, but little did they know that the story behind the property was also very close to that of the Pixar movie.

However, it looks like we'll all get to know the tale behind this prime piece of real estate soon.

Fox Searchlight has picked up an untitled project from John Whittington with the owner of the house at the center of the plot, according to The Hollywood Reporter, who first reported on the news.

The feature project, intended to be a comedic drama, will tell the story of Edith Macefield, the elderly woman who owned the home, and her unlikely relationship with Barry Martin, the man supervising the building project that was trying to kick her out.

Macefield became a local hero after standing her ground and refusing a $1 million offer from developers to tear down her farmhouse when they had obtained all the homes in the neighborhood to build commercial real estate back in 2006. And they ended up building the mall around her.

Pretty reminiscent of our animated pal, Carl Fredricksen, right?

She ended up forming a deep friendship with the superintendent of the five-story construction project, Martin, who would check in on her daily, and when Macefield died in 2008, she willed the house to Martin.

Will Gluck, the filmmaker behind Emma Stone's breakout Easy A and, more recently, Annie, is on board to produce the drama along with Jodi Hildebrand, his partner at Olive Bridge Entertainment.

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