Will Ferrell Enrolls in Crazy U

The actor will star in and produce this adaptation of Andrew Ferguson's book about a father obsessed with getting his son into the right college.
BYBrian Gallagher | March 26th, 2012

Will Ferrell signs on to star in and produce Crazy UWill Ferrell has signed onto star in and produce an adaptation of Crazy U for New Line Cinema and his Gary Sanchez Productions.

The project is based on Andrew Ferguson's non-fiction book Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid Into College. The story centers on a father who is obsessed with getting his son into the perfect college, which involves hiring a professional college consultant, helping his son pass the SAT's, and leading him through college interviews and tours. Since this project is being developed as a starring vehicle for Will Ferrell, it is believed he will play the father in Crazy U.

Will Ferrell will produce Crazy U alongside his Gary Sanchez Productions partners Adam McKay and Jessica Elbaum. Kevin Misher will produce through his Misher Films company.

No screenwriter or director have been attached to Crazy U at this time.

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