Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Team Up for ‘The Nest’

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are famously close friends, and now they’re going to be sisters as well. On the big screen, anyway. The former Weekend Update co-anchors and Golden Globes co-hosts are set to star together in The Nest, a Universal comedy being directed by Pitch Perfect‘s Jason Moore. Get plot details and more after the jump.

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The Knot

What can’t Hollywood turn into a movie? There are projects based on the usual source materials, of course — books, comics, true-life tales, TV shows, and other movies. Then there are films based on action figures, board games, theme park rides, pregnancy guides and, if certain people get their way, reference books and chain restaurants. Now 20th Century Fox is making one out of a wedding website.

The studio has just picked up the rights to three sites from the XO Group: The Knot, The Bump, and The Nest. The online resources will be turned into films about betrothed couples, expectant couples, and parents, respectively. Because apparently, just making original movies about betrothed couples, expectant couples, and parents is too risky. More details after the jump.

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30 Rock‘s seven-season run on NBC has come to an end, but creator/star Tina Fey‘s big screen career is just heating up. She has Admission with Paul Rudd lined up for release in March, and is now headed to shoot The Muppets… Again in London.

For her next move beyond that, she’s looking to team with Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore and Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell on a Universal Pictures comedy titled The Nest. Hit the jump for more details.

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