Keen to make a leap from superhero movie to comedic feature, "Spider-Man 3" star Thomas Haden Church is involved in negotiations to be the male lead in Fox 2000's "All About Steve", The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Toplined by Sandra Bullock, pic finds the actress playing a brilliant crossword constructor who comes to a decision that a CNN cameraman she dates on only one short date is her true love. Trying to convince him they are perfect for each other, she recklessly trail the guy as he carries out his work hither and yon, crisscrossing the country while turning up at media events in her effort to do so.
Shooting on the flick is slated to start this summer with first-time feature helmer Phil Traill directing from script penned by "License to Wed" scribe Kim Barker. Apart from starring, Bullock is also producing through her Fortis Film while Mary McLaglen is executive producing alongside Underground Films' Nicholas Osborne and Trevor Engelson.