Production Weekly reports that production will begin this summer on a live-action feature version of the classic kids story "How to Eat Fried Worms."

Bob Dolman (The Banger Sisters) will direct the comedy based on Thomas Rockwell's 1972 book. Dolman adapted the book about Billy; a 10-year-old boy whose family moves to Duncanville, the earthworm capital of the U.S. Billy is so desperate to fit in at his new school that he accepts a bet that he can't eat 15 worms in 15 days.

Shooting is scheduled to beging July 19 in Austin, Texas.