Warner Bros. jumps on ‘Getaway’

Spec script for comedy picked up

Warner Bros. has snapped up action comedy spec “Family Getaway” from the tyro scripting team of Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer.

Project is set up with Mosaic Media Group.

Story’s focused on an assassin whose Thanksgiving dinner with his family is interrupted by rival killers, leading to him taking the family on a cross-country car chase.

Spec went out this week and was described as combining elements of “Little Miss Sunshine” and the Jason Bourne films.

Sarah Schechter is overseeing for the studio.

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