Thurber to direct ‘Norbit’

“Dodgeball” director Rawson Marshall Thurber is coming onboard the Eddie Murphy comedy “Norbit” (formerly titled “Death Do Us Part”) at DreamWorks. In the film, in which he’ll play multiple characters, Murphy stars as Norbit, a meek guy pressed into marrying a monstrous woman (also played by Murphy). When he subsequently meets the woman of his dreams, he has to figure out a way to be with her.

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