Jersey Dukes: According to Variety, Paramount Pictures paid high six against low seven figures for Jersey Dukes, a pitch for a comedy that will be scripted by Fred Wolf and produced by Lorne Michaels.

Wolf, who previously wrote the David Spade vehicles Dickie Roberts and The Adventures of Joe Dirt, is scripting a romantic comedy involving a New Jersey mob boss who sends a crew over to England to check on his daughter's impending wedding to a royal. The mobsters discover that England is ripe for mob expansion, especially once they are offered help by some dukes and duchesses in need of money to hang on to their country estate.