Pantelion Films has optioned the script for English-language romantic comedy “Hopelessly Devoted” from Jill Mazursky and Jamee Decio.
Sandra Condito and Paul M. Perez are producing and production will begin later this year.
The story centers on a notorious Major League Baseball player and a nun, who has been experiencing doubts about her vocation.
Mazursky’s credits include 1990’s “Taking Care of Business,” which she co-wrote with JJ Abrams while they were writing partners during his senior year of college, and “Golf Punks.” She is also exec producing the documentary “Keep on Keepin’ On.”
Mazursky is the daughter of Paul Mazursky, who directed “An Unmarried Woman” and “Down and Out in Beverly Hills.”
Jill Mazursky and Decio are represented by Untitled Entertainment and Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman.