EXCLUSIVE: DreamWorks Pictures is looking for a few bad men. The production company just picked up the spec screenplay Bad Cop, Bad Cop written by Fortune Feimster, Brian Jarvis and Jim Freeman, with Feimster attached to star.
Scott Stuber’s Bluegrass Films is also in talks to produce as what is being billed as an R-rated action buddy comedy about two hapless cops who stumble on a case that exposes a conspiracy of corruption in their own precinct.
This marks the second big project from the trio of Jarvis, Freeman & Feimster, having sold Fortune’s first pilot to ABC in 2015. Separately, Freeman & Jarvis have created and sold pilots with Bob Odenkirk and Peter Farrelly, the latter set up at Fox.
The sale of Bad Cop, Bad Cop to DreamWorks/Amblin follows Amblin, Bluegrass and Feimster working together on last year’s Office Christmas Party.
Feimster, who has a Netflix stand-up special on its way, also is a series regular on The Mindy Project. Feimster, Jarvis and Freeman are managed by Truhett Garcia Management and lawyers Jonathan Shikora and Cindy Farrelly Gesner at the firm Lichter Grossman. Feimster also is repped ICM Partners.