According to Variety, Nickelodeon Movies will go to the mat with Jack Black, Mike White and Jared Hess for a project that will see Black topline, Hess helm and White and Hess co-script. Black will portray a Mexican priest who secretly moonlights as a masked wrestler in order to save an orphanagefrom closure.
The untitled pic, inspired by a true-life story, will be produced by Black & White Prods. and Nick Movies, and distributed by Paramount. Production's targeted for fall.
"I can't think of two people I'd rather party with than Mike White and Jared Hess," Black said. "I can't wait to get down to Mexico."