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Though Paul Feig has been writing, directing and producing for years, it was the 2011 hit Bridesmaids that shot him into the stratosphere. He went on to do 2013’s The Heat, another major hit with female leads and he’ll go for the hat trick in 2014 with Susan Cooper, a spy comedy once again starring Bridesmaids and The Heat co-star Melissa McCarthy. The director hasn’t decided what’s after that but now a potential fourth female-centric comedy is in the mix. Feig is attached to produce, and potentially direct, a new pitch by Melissa Stack which Sony just bought. Read More »

Seth Gordon seems to have become a director of studio comedies like Horrible Bosses (and he’s remaking WarGames) but don’t forget that he first took the spotlight as the guy who made The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters back in 2007. The film really struck a chord with people, and New Line bought the rights to make a dramatic remake of the video game showdown between Billy Mitchell and Steve Wiebe.

We haven’t heard too much about the film in a while, but it hasn’t died off. In fact, Seth Gordon is talking about it while doing the press rounds for Horrible Bosses, and he says that we might expect a mockumentary-style movie. Read More »