Tina Fey and Ronda Rousey to Star in ‘Do Nothing Bitches’ for Universal

Tina Fey and Ronda Rousey
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Universal Pictures has acquired the Paula Pell pitch “Do Nothing Bitches” with Tina Fey and Ronda Rousey attached to star.

Story follows wealthy pampered wives who get a rude awakening at a camp where Rousey plays the no-nonsense instructor.

Pell, who most recently penned the Universal comedy “Sisters,” which also starred Tina Fey, will pen the script. Fey will produce “Do Nothing Bitches” via her Little Stranger Productions banner along with Pell, and Little Stranger’s Eric Gurian will executive produce. EVP Production Erik Baiers will oversee for the studio.

Though “Star Wars” demolished almost every film in its way during the holiday season, “Sisters” worked as solid counter-programing, bringing in $77 million at the domestic box office so far. Fey can be seen next in “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” which bows in March, opposite Margot Robbie.

While Rousey has become a global brand through her UFC career, she has slowly begun to build a strong film slate. She is set to star in a “Road House” remake for MGM, which starts filming in April. She is also developing “Mile 22” with Pete Berg as well as her biopic “My Fight/Your Fight” with Paramount.

Fey is repped by WME and 3 Arts. Rousey is repped by WME and attorney Dave Feldman.

Deadline Hollywood first reported the news.

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  1. Gage says:

    Ronda Rousey can’t act. Stop trying to make her happen as an actress.

  2. hobnob says:

    Nobody cared about her in movies before so Im baffled why they think she’ll be a huge draw now she’s officially a loser. I mean, wasnt that her whole selling tag…she was invincible? Now she just looks a very sore loser. But these dummies in film world seem to think she’s gonna make them millions. This is how flop films happen, lousy ignorant choices.

  3. Chris Homme says:

    Here’s the thing. The rest of the world still has no idea who Holly Holm is. Real MMA/boxing fans know who she is. Also, bandwagoners. The majority are bandwagoners… Holm has not proved herself in the Hollywood realm yet. It took Ronda awhile to get her break. Just because you are CHAMPION does not mean you’re going to be a household name. Now! The majority of the human race turned their backs on Ronda. This is life. This is the sport. You talk trash and you may or may not get your ass kicked. Get over yourselves. You had to be crazy as hell to think Ronda was unbeatable. Holly Holm had a plan. Ronda did not… That does not mean you get to discredit her and her staffs training abilities. She is still a fantastic fighter. That’s in life and in that octagon. People get beat up, every fucking day, in life. You get beat the fuck up too. You don’t like it when people shit all over you. People get tired and warn the hell out. Nobody is perfect.

  4. Samson says:

    Why are so many comedy movies being made based around dumb expressions people have used?

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