Ken Kwapis Helms Slacker Comedy

Ken Kwapis (“License to Wed,” “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”) will direct Walden Media & Phoenix Pictures untitled teen mayor project penned by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse (“Surf’s Up”) says Reuters.

The project centers on a high school slacker, struggling to come up with something impressive to pad his college applications, who devises the ingenious plan to run for mayor of his town.

When to his utter surprise he wins, he realizes that getting into college was the easy part.