The thematic V's of today's movie development article are Virginity and Vietnam: Jon Hurwitz
and Hayden Schlossberg
) will produce and possibly direct Cherries, an R-rated comedy about three dads who try to stop the pact their daughters made to lose their virginity on prom night. Matt Cook
will write and direct the adaptation of Matterhorn, set in 1969 on a fire-support base located between Laos and the Dmz amid the Vietnam War. Hit the jump for details on both projects. Good Universe acquired Jim and Brian Kehoe
's spec script Cherries. Hurwitz and Schlossberg are on board to produce, and are currently in negotiations to develop the project as a directing vehicle. Variety mentions there is potential to "launch a comedy franchise," which is not immediately apparent in the premise. The dads stop them on prom night, but oh no! Now the girls want to have sex at college.