August 22, 2006 03:18:44 GMT
Marlon Wayans is tapped to direct and star in DreamWorks' "Pretty Ugly."
While his latest big screen feature of "Little Man" is still circulating in theaters, Marlon Wayans has already prepared to bring out another project for sure. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the multi-talented man has been attached to both direct and star in "Pretty Ugly", a new comedic flick from DreamWorks.
Originated at the company, the picture initially was taken under the wing of Walt Disney Pictures, but went into turnaround and was finally back to DreamWorks. As for the story, it will tell about a handsome lifestyle mogul who suddenly finds himself becoming an ugly man when he wakes up. Since the guy learns that it happens because of a curse, he thereby has to discover his inner beauty to save his company besides to win over the woman he loves.
Often works together with his brothers, Shawn Wayans and Keenen Ivory Wayans, Marlon Wayans is best known for his works in "Scary Movie" series which have elevated Anna Faris' name to popularity. He next is set to carry out double jobs as the writer and producer for "The Munsters", an adaptation of the TV sitcom of the same name in the '60s.