Universal Flourishes New Pic Renaissance Men


Universal Flourishes New Pic Renaissance Men


Universal Pictures is making a new comedy titled "Renaissance Men" which Rainn Wilson is co-writing for him to also topline and produce.

Forming a good pact with "The Office" star Rainn Wilson, Universal Pictures in on the way to develop a new comedy feature based on the script the funnyman is co-writing alongside fellow actor Matt Ross entitled "Renaissance Men", The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Project focuses on two down-and-out community theater actors who think they have accidentally killed a co-star and, in a panic, go on the lam and hide out in a Renaissance fair. Wilson is said to also set to topline as well as to produce with Jay Roach, known for his directing works in "Austin Powers" series.

"(Renaissance fairs) are fascinating," Wilson commented. "Everyone has been to one, but no one really knows what makes them tick. The great thing about them is how seriously people take their duties at the fair or as their characters, whether they are doing swordfights or selling giant turkey legs. And I think that the best comedy comes from people taking ridiculous circumstances extremely seriously."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. It's Over! Kim Kardashian 'Pulling the Plug' on Her Marriage to Kanye West
  2. Khloe Kardashian Reveals Secret to Her Big and Perky Butt
  3. Britney Spears Freaks Out After Sex Tape Leaks Online
  4. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 'Torn Apart' by Her 'Flirtation' With 'The Voice' Contestant
  5. Report: Generous George Clooney Under FBI Investigation for Money Laundering
  6. Sleepyhead Madonna Leaves Kids Starving at Daughter's Birthday Bash
  7. Report: Kevin Hart's Wife Eniko Pregnant With Their First Child
  8. Is Amber Rose Into a Woman Now? Model Sparks Rumors She's Hooking Up With Teyana Taylor
  9. Cher's 'Serious Family Issue' Forces Her to Drop Out of Lifetime's Flint Water Crisis Movie
  10. Report: Kate Middleton Is Pregnant With Baby No. 3

CELEBS PHOTO