March 23, 2006 05:05:46 GMT
New Line Cinema has set up football comedy The Refs with veteran comedy director Peter Segal and Michael Ewing through their Callahan Filmworks produc
New Line Cinema has bought the rights to bring Michael Barker, Matthew Weitzman, and Chris McKenna's script of "The Refs" into big screen adaptation.
And thus the studio has also tapped Michael Ewing and Peter Segal to produce the film through their Callahan Filmworks production company.
The story of the drama genre centers on a group of under appreciated NFL referees who seek what's owed them by manipulating the outcome of the Super Bowl.