According to The Hollywood Reporter, Vince Vaughn is clearly in demand. Beating out several studios in a protracted bidding war, Universal has paid an estimated $2.25 million for the comedy spec The Break Up with Vaughn attached to star and produce.

Jeremy Garelick and Jay Lavender wrote the screenplay, the details of which are being kept under wraps.

It's based on an original idea by Vaughn, who will receive "story by" credit.

Brian B.