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Judd Apatow and Laura Dern Will Produce Female Football Comedy

Judd Apatow and Laura Dern Will Produce Female Football Comedy

Judd Apatow and Laura Dern have teamed up to produce an Untitled Female Football Comedy from Team America: World Police co-writer Pam Brady.

Universal will release the ensemble project, which follows a group of obsessed female football fans. No cast members are in place just yet. Laura Dern came up with the idea, and took it directly to Judd Apatow. The pair then enlisted Pam Brady for screenwriting duties.

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‘Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project’ Adds Laura Dern and Jesse Plemons

The Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project has added three new cast members in Laura Dern, Jesse Plemons, and David Warshofsky. We reported earlier this month that Laura Dern was in talks for this religious project, and now she has officially signed on.

The story is loosely based on the foundation of Scientology, centering on a man known only as The Master (Philip Seymour Hoffman), who creates a controversial belief system which gains a massive following. Joaquin Phoenix will play a drifter who becomes The Master's second in command, although he starts to question The Master's motives. It isn't known what role Laura Dern will play, although Jesse Plemons is portraying The Master's son, while David Warshofsky is playing a police detective.

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HBO Gets ‘Enlightened’ with Mike White and Laura Dern

http://movieweb.com/tv/enlightened/Variety reports that HBO has picked Laura Dern and Mike White's Enlightened for a series order.

Enlightened also stars Diane Ladd (Dern's real-life mom), Luke Wilson and Sarah Burns. HBO has placed an order for nine episodes (in addition to the pilot).

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