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New Line Okays "Semi-Pro"

October 27, 2006 09:47:40 GMT

New Line has given the green light to the Will Ferrell comedy "Semi-Pro".


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New Line emerges with good news that it has given the green light to the comedy flick "Semi-Pro." That's not all, the studio also gives details on the project, confirming Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson will both star in.

"Semi-Pro," set in the world of 1970s pro basketball, will be directed by New Line executive VP Kent Alterman. With Scot Armstrong writing the screenplay, shooting is expected to begin early next year.

In the film tells about a former benchwarmer from the NBA who returns to his ragtag team for a shot at redemption, Ferrell will portray Jackie Moon, the flamboyant owner-player-coach of the fictional Flint, Mich., Tropics in the final year of the American Basketball Association.

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