Hank Azaria to Get "Outsourced"



Hank Azaria is in negotiations to make his feature directorial debut in "Outsourced" for Columbia Pictures.

"Godzilla" star Hank Azaria, also known for his voice works in "The Simpsons", is set to embrace his feature directorial debut. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Forest Hills-born actor is currently engaged in talks to helm "Outsourced", a layoff comedy project coming from Columbia Pictures.

Produced by Eric Gold, the feature focuses on two workmen of an American factory who venture south of the border to get their jobs back when the factory is shut down and transported to Mexico. No words yet on production date.

The film's rights was picked up by Columbia in 2004 from writer Timothy Dowling with an initial aim to make it a starring vehicle for Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, but so far there is no cast attached yet.

© AceShowbiz.com


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