Universal Rings Up ‘Holly DiMarco’s iPhone’ Pitch Deal

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has made a connection with Holly DiMarco’s iPhone, paying low against mid-six figures for a pitch for a hard R-rated comedy that will be written by Patrick Walsh and Sonny Lee. It sounds like a John Hughes-esque plot gone wrong. A couple of high school losers find themselves in wishfulfillment mode after they find the iPhone belonging to the hottest and most popular girl in school. The film will be produced by Hurwitz & Schlossberg Productions partners Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, who have a producing deal at the studio and a mandate to make edgy comedies. They wrote the Harold & Kumar comedies and at Universal wrote and directed American Reunion, which rebooted the American Pie franchise for the studio. Hurwitz & Schlossberg’s Joseph Amaral will supervise production with Uni exec Maradith Frenkel. (more…)

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