Jay Roach is currently shopping his latest comedy around to various studios, according to Deadline. The project is garnering interest from nearly all the major studios, and the director hopes to time the release of the movie with the 2012 political election.

The comedic dream team of Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell are set go head-to-head as political rivals hoping to become presidential candidates. There were no further story details given at this time.

Jay Roach has experience in the political genre, having previously directed the HBO dramedy Recount, which looked at the 2000 George W. Bush vs. Al Gore 2000 election.