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20th Century Fox has acquired a pitch for a new musical that will be produced by Paul Feig's Feigco Entertainment banner. Details of the pitch, which hails from Yana Gorskaya and Maia Rossini, are being kept under wraps, though the film will feature an ensemble cast. Feig and Jessie Henderson are producing the untitled movie, which is based on Feig's original idea. Also read: ‘The Heat’ Director Paul Feig Producing ‘Peanuts’ Gorskaya is a well-respected editor who cut “Celeste and Jesse Forever” and the Oscar-nominated documentary “Spellbound.” Rossini is a novelist and short story writer. The duo have been best friends and collaborators since. »
- Jeff Sneider
Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the project, based on an original idea by Feig, is described as a musical that will feature an ensemble cast.
Feig will produce with Jessie Henderson.
Gorskaya is best known for her work as a film editor, including the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Spellbound.”
Rossini is a novelist and short story writer. The team have been best friends and collaborators since grade school.
Feig and Fox continue to build their strong relationship after Feig delivered last year’s hit comedy “The Heat” starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. The pic grossed more than $130 million at the domestic box office and has a sequel in development.
Feig is currently his next comedy with the studio “Spy” that reteams the filmmaker with Melissa McCarthy.
Gorskaya and Rossini are represented by CAA, »
- Justin Kroll
Fox has acquired a pitch for an ensemble musical to be scripted by Yana Gorskaya and Maia Rossini. Paul Feig’s Feigco Entertainment will produce. Feig hatched the idea and will produce with Jessie Henderson. Gorskaya is best known for her work as a film editor, including the docu Spellbound and Celeste And Jessie Forever. Rossini is a novelist and short story writer. The two are best friends and have collaborated since they were kids. CAA reps them and Feig and the duo’s also repped by Mxn Entertainment and Karl Austen and Michael Auerbach. Feig’s directing Melissa McCarthy in the comedy Spy. »
- MIKE FLEMING JR
Paul Feig’s relationship with Fox is as busy as ever, with the studio picking up a new untitled pitch for the comedy hitmaker’s Feigco Entertainment to produce. Feig, the creator of Freaks & Geeks who directed Bridesmaids and The Heat, came up with the idea for the pitch, which will be written by Yana Gorskaya and Maia Rossini. Gorskaya is an award-winning film editor who’s worked on documentaries such as Spellbound and comedies such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Rossini is a novelist and short story writer. The two have known each other and been co-conspirators
- Borys Kit
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