BREAKING: Universal Pictures has acquired a comic pitch from Leah Rachel that’s being called the rather self explanatory Untitled Threesome Comedy. Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Kevin Messick and Chris Henchy are producing through their Gary Sanchez banner.
It’s the first big studio sale for Rachel, a new comic voice. She’s repped by WME and Anonymous Content while McKay’s repped by WME and Ferrell by CAA. Universal senior veep Erik Baiers will oversee the project.
Justin Malen has been hired to rewrite The Manny for Gary Sanchez and Red Wagon at Sony. Malen is hot off his script Bastards, which sold last summer to Paramount with Montecito & H2F producing. The Manny is an R-rated … Read More »
2929 Productions is financing Tim And Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, a comedy by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim that’s being produced by Funny Or Die creators at Gary Sanchez Productions. The film company sent out a press release with what I felt was a lame attempt to humorously paint itself … Read More »
Big day for casting female fairy tale villains. Famke Janssen will play the leader of the witches in the Tommy Wirkola-directed Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters at Paramount Pictures. She joins Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as the title characters … Read More »