Firestein will pen untitled comedy
New Line Cinema has acquired an untitled comic pitch. Les Firestein will pen the script and Jimmy Miller will produce.The comedy twists the “Indecent Proposal” concept, as a wealthy man meets an attractive couple and offers a fortune for a night of passion — with the guy. “My wife and I were at a dinner party with a billionaire, and when I told her she should proposition him, marry him for a year and come get me when we’re financially in the clear, she asked what if he wanted me,” Firestein said. Firestein, a writer and exec producer of “The Drew Carey Show,” is currently writing and exec producing a Fox comedy pilot tentatively called “LeBrontourage” that focuses on the surreal world of a 14-year-old basketball phenom. Ice Cube’s CubeVision is also producing.
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