In August, Paramount’s microbudget label bought the companies’ pitch for a feature film from How To Make It In America creator Ian Edelman that is inspired by WorldStar Hip Hop. He is scripting the project and may also direct. The plot was being kept under wraps but is described as being akin to Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in tone. Simmons is producing with Douglas Banker, Trevor Engelson, and WSHH founder Lee “Q” O’Denet.
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