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Par sold on ‘Swingles’

Studio nabs Birmingham's spec script

Paramount Pictures has swung a deal for Duncan Birmingham’s spec script “Swingles” for studio-based Kevin Misher to produce.

Romantic comedy concerns a woman and a man forced to become each other’s “wingman.” Misher is producing through his Par-based Misher Films. Shingle exec Patrick Baker brought the script into the company.

Birmingham’s previous work includes deals to write “Low & Inside” for Marc Platt Prods. and “M.I.L.F.” for A Thousand Words. “Swingles” marks the scribe’s first spec sale. He also recently finished his novel “Hacksville,” about a womanizing writer who falls in love with the blind tree-sitter about whom he’s struggling to write a movie-of-the-week.

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