Untitled Universal Soccer Comedy: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Duvall is ready to kick around with Will Ferrell, landing a lead role in Universal Pictures' untitled soccer comedy to be helmed by first-time feature director Marco Schnabel. Penned by Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick, the project is due to start lensing in January.
It stars Ferrell as the coach of his young son's soccer team who is forced to go up against his highly competitive father (Duvall), who has a new son on the opposing team. Mosaic Media Group, which manages Ferrell, is producing.
Duvall can be seen onscreen in Secondhand Lions for New Line Cinema and next stars in The Lost City for actor-director Andy Garcia.
Stay tuned for more on this project...