Failure to Launch: According to The Hollywood Reporter, putting Failure to Launch squarely on the fast track, Scott Rudin Prods. and Paramount Pictures are in negotiations with Shanghai Noon helmer Tom Dey to direct the film.
Paramount acquired the project, written by the veteran TV showrunners Tom Astle and Matt Ember, in July. The comedy centers on a thirtysomething guy who begins to suspect that his parents actually set him up with the love of his life in an attempt to get him to finally move out their home. Rudin is putting the finishing touches on his project Team America: World Police, which opens Oct. 15th.