King's Ransom: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jay Mohr and Kellita Smith are set to star opposite Anthony Anderson in King's Ransom for New Line Cinema.

The comedy is being directed by Jeff Byrd from a Wayne Conley script, is about a rich, cocky, despised businessman (Anderson) who realizes that he might lose half his wealth to the obnoxious wife he's trying to divorce. He decides to arrange his own kidnapping in order to wipe himself out and claim poverty, but he discovers that several other parties have plans to kidnap and ransom him as well.

Brian B.