EXCLUSIVE: Paramount has found its director for Virgins America, the remake of the hit UK comedy The Inbetweeners, about a group of kids straddling the line between dorks and cool. The studio is setting Jim Field Smith to helm the remake. His credits include She’s Out Of My League, Butter, and the TV series Episodes, and The Wrong Mans. Aaron Kaplan is producing for Kapital Entertainment; Don Granger is producing for the studio. He’s repped by WME, United Agents and Underground.
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