Tina Fey to Do ‘The Taliban Shuffle’ for Paramount

Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir.

Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner.

No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan,” recounts her years as a journalist in Afghanistan and Pakistan after arriving in the the region in 2002.

Robert Carlock of “30 Rock” wrote the adaptation.

Fey will be seen next in Shawn Levy’s “This Is Where I Leave You” and Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted.”

Fey is repped by WME, 3 Arts Entertainment and attorney Clifford Gilbert-Lurie. Carlock is repped by WME and attorney Ken Richman.

The news was first reported by The Wrap.

More Film

  • Zack Mulligan and Keire Johnson appear

    Film Review: 'Minding the Gap'

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

  • AXL

    Global Road in Crisis: Banks Take Control of Studio

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

  • El Principe

    Sebastián Muñoz on Sanfic, San Sebastián’s Films in Progress, ‘The Prince’

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

  • Maribel Verdú

    Sanfic: Spain’s Maribel Verdu on TV, the #MeToo Movement and Hollywood

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    Barbara Harris, Actress in 'Freaky Friday,' 'Family Plot,' Dies at 83

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

  • Letitia Wright Henry Golding Zazie Beetz

    Variety Announces Actors to Watch for 2018

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

  • David Koepp'Mortdecai' film premiere, Los Angeles,

    Veteran Screenwriter David Koepp Sells Publishing, Film Rights for First Book (EXCLUSIVE)

    Tina Fey is doing “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount Pictures, coming on board to star and produce a movie version of Kim Barker’s memoir. Producers are Fey through her Little Stranger shingle and Paramount-based Lorne Michaels through his Broadway Video banner. No director is attached. Barker’s memoir, titled “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content