Charlie Bartlett: According to Variety, Jay Roach will develop as a potential directing vehicle the Gustin Nash-scripted coming-of-age comedy Charlie Bartlett for Fox Searchlight.

Roach is currently directing Meet the Fockers.

The films is described as a Rushmore-esque comedy about an eccentric teenager who gains popularity by becoming the student supplier of prescription drugs. A potential collision with the school superintendent is averted when the student helps the educator patch up his relationship with his daughter.

Brian B.