David O. Russell and Jason Blum are teaming to produce teen comedy “All About Me” for New Line.
Script will be penned by actress and tyro scribe Jenna Lamia.
Story revolves around a high school student in the drama department who wants to be famous — and will do just about anything to get there.
Tracy Underwood at Blum’s Paramount-based Blumhouse Prods. exec produces.
Among his projects, Russell is tackling television for the first time, teaming with Josh Lieb (“The Simpsons”) for a hourlong dramedy set up at FX via Sony Pictures Television.
Though still early in the development process, TV show is described as an “Upstairs, Downstairs” set at an L.A. country club. Russell will direct the pilot, which he’ll co-write and exec produce with Lieb.
“All About Me” reunites Russell and Blum, who are producing “Rex Mex” for Par.
Blum is currently in production with director Griffin Dunne’s indie pic “The Accidental Husband,” toplining Uma Thurman, for Yari Film Group.
At New Line, Blum is also producing an untitled comedy for Ice Cube.