Disney catches comedy pass

Gunn, Segars to produce untitled sports comedy

Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars.

Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy.

Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will produce through their respective Gunn Entertainment and Sparkler Entertainment shingles.

Gunn produced “Race to Witch Mountain” and “Bedtime Stories” for Disney. Segars, who received story credit on “National Treasure” and exec produced that pic and its sequel, is attached to produce “Fort Knox” at Warner Bros. and “Stealing Time” at Sony.

More TV

  • Golden Globes

    HFPA, Dick Clark Productions Near New Golden Globe Awards Rights Deal With NBC

    Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars. Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy. Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will […]

  • TV Ratings: 'Ghosted' Goes Out on

    TV Ratings: 'Ghosted' Goes Out on Quiet Note

    Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars. Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy. Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will […]

  • BBC Studios Shakes Up Content Team

    BBC Studios Shakes Up Management Team, Hands Mark Linsey New Role

    Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars. Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy. Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will […]

  • LEGION -- "Chapter 10" - Season

    'Legion': Jeph Loeb, Nathaniel Halpern Talk 'X-Men' Universe Connections

    Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars. Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy. Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will […]

  • JD Pardo Mayans MC

    ‘Mayans MC’ Creator Kurt Sutter Reveals How He Cast Series Lead JD Pardo

    Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars. Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy. Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will […]

  • Exclusive - All AroundMandatory Credit: Photo

    Nicole Maines on Why the ScarJo Casting Controversy Matters

    Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars. Story centers on four friends attending a high school reunion who wind up being suckered into playing in an alumni football game. Project’s envisioned as a broad comedy. Gunn and Segars, who both have term deals with Disney, will […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content