Bobby Farrelly (Dumb And Dumber) has signed on to direct One Night Stan for Mark Damon’s Foresight Unlimited. The comedy follows Stan, a serial commitment-phobe, who falls hard for a beautiful girl named Amy. When he decides to change his ways, he discovers that Amy has her own ideas about relationships.
The script is written by Kevin Barnett (Heartbreak Kid), Chris Pappas, and Mike Bernier. Producers are Bobby Farrelly, Foresight’s Mark Damon, Serafini Pictures’ Susanne Bohnet (New York, I Love You), with Peter Farrelly, Foresight’s Tamara Birkemoe, Shaun Redick, Raymond Mansfield and Grant Cramer executive producing.
Foresight Unlimited is handling international sales and will introduce the film at Berlin’s EFM in February.
Bobby Farrelly most recently wrote, directed and produced “Dumb And Dumber To” with his brother Peter, which has grossed $163 million worldwide to date.
Casting is currently underway with principal photography scheduled to begin in August.
The deal was negotiated by Cindy Gesner of Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler and Feldman, Inc., and CAA on behalf of Farrelly; and Jenna Sanz-Agero on behalf of Foresight Unlimited.