Dennis Dugan is set to direct the comedy, You Don't Mess With the Zohan for Columbia Pictures and Sandler's Happy Madison.

He's reteaming with Sandler in the film centering on a Mossad agent (Sandler) who fakes his death so he can move to New York and become a hairstylist. The Hollywood Reporter says Rob Schneider already has boarded the project as an East Yistannen cab driver.

Judd Apatow, Robert Smigel and Sandler wrote the screenplay for You Don't Mess With the Zohan; shooting will begin in the summer in Los Angeles and New York for a summer 2008 release.