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Scribes will give Col laffer a ‘Try’

Siskin and Safavi brought the pitch to Col's Gaulding

Pierce Gardner and Tim Davis are penning romantic comedy “Why Don’t You Try Me?” at Columbia. Sid Ganis’ Out of the Blue shingle is producing.

Story concerns a woman who finds out with absolute certainty the name of her soulmate and then discovers he’s far from the man of her dreams.

Alex Siskin and Mandy Safavi brought the pitch to Col’s Shannon Gaulding.

Gardner wrote and exec produced New Line’s “Lost Souls” with Betsy Stahl. More recently, he sold the romantic comedy spec “Dan in Real Life” to Disney. Davis wrote for the WB’s “Summerland,” exec produced by Aaron Spelling.

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