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‘Wimpy’ buffs up

Alcon, Moritz team on action comedy

Alcon Entertainment is teaming with producer Neal Moritz and his Original Film banner to develop action comedy “Wimpy,” penned by Ryan Schifrin.

Logline’s being kept under wraps.

Schifrin, son of composer and six-time Oscar nominee Lalo Schifrin, previously directed the short film “Evil Hill” and has wrapped production on his directorial debut, the horror project “Abominable.”

Alcon senior VP Steven Wegner brought the project into the company and will oversee development for company co-prexies Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove. Brooklyn Weaver is exec

producing.

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