Two projects are in development between CBS and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s production company. One based on Ben Schwartz and Laura Moses’s upcoming book Things You Should Know About Dating, You F*ing Idiot was just picked up by CBS, while the other comedy is being developed for Isla Fisher.
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A whistleblower’s harrowing journey into an undercover FBI operation in 1980’s Cook County, Illinois, sending him toe-to-toe with corrupt judges, hustling defense attorneys, and Chicago mobsters; and ultimately resulting in the largest number of convictions of government officials in the history of the United States.
Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are set to team up with Megan Ellison of Annapurna Pictures for The Hustlers at Scores based on the New York Magazine of the same name by Jessica Pressler.
McKay is attached to produce and direct the adaptation of Mark Weid’s Irredeemable for 20th Century Fox, with Tommy Wirkola penning the script.
Famous George W. Bush impersonator Will Ferrell is looking to take on a different Commander in Chief: President Ronald Reagan. Ferrell is attached to play the lead in Reagan, which tells the story of his second term in office when he starts to show signs of dementia.
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are teaming up again for Paramount Pictures’ Daddy’s Home. The first film bowed over the holiday season and racked up $240 million worldwide gross.
Universal has acquired a pitch from Neighbors co-writer Brenden O’Brien, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay in a seven-figure deal. The story centers around an escaped convict who attempts to stop his girlfriend from getting married.
Universal taps the duo for rewrites of Lauryn Kahn’s Black List- and Hit List-placing script.
Ferrell and Adam McKay will produce the animated adaptation of the 1980s TV show alongside Mosaic’s Jimmy Miller.