Horrible Bosses director Seth Gordon is attached to helm THE PRICE IS RIGHT based on the real-life scandal revolving around popular and long-running game show, the Tracking Board has exclusively learned.
The story follows the couple that scammed The Price Is Right and became the first contestants to bid a perfect number on the Showcase Showdown. After being on the air for thirty-eights, the game show was taken by married couple Terry and Linda Kniess, a dynamic duo that had a knack for memorizing numbers and highlighting patterns.
Barry Schwartz wrote the script, which appeared on the 2016 Hit List. He was previously featured on the 2006 Black List for the spec Head Injury and 2007 Black List for Bromance, both with co-writer Raza Syed.
Gordon will produce alongside Mary Rohlich. The pair have worked together several times over the years, including the films Gleason, Finders Keepers, Identity Thief, and Horrible Bosses. Gordon is currently at work directly the feature remake of Baywatch starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
Gordon is repped by WME.
Emily J | Staff Writer