Universal Pictures has acquired the John Phillips spec script Dirty Grandpa, for Barry Josephson to produce. ICM made the deal for Phillips, a young writer out of New York. Script’s about a recently widowed older man who gets to know his grandson who is about to marry a girl who is not right for him.
Universal Likes 'Dirty Grandpa'
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