Bad Teacher TV Series Gets Set Up at CBS
Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg, who wrote the movie, will serve as producers. Cameron Diaz starred in the summer comedy as a foul-mouthed, hard-drinking high school teacher who is about to leave her job to marry a wealthy man. She is forced to return to her old job when the marriage falls through, and inappropriate high jinks ensue. Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, and Lucy Punch also starred in the film, which took in over $215 million worldwide.
If the project gets ordered to series, Hilary Winston will serve as showrunner, with Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg executive producing. Sony Pictures Television will also produce the TV adptation, through their overall deal with Hilary Winston.