Steve Carr will direct the new Kevin James comedy Mall Cop. According to Variety, High Fidelity's Steve Pink wrote the most recent draft of the screenplay.

The story follows a quite security guard that is thrust into action when a group of thieves rob his mall. Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions is producing the film alongside James, Jeff Sussman, and Todd Garner.

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The film will begin shooting early next year.

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