Mark Waters Garners “Minimum Wage”

Mark Waters (“The Spiderwick Chronicles,” “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past”) is in talks to direct the comedy “Minimum Wage” for Participant Media says The Hollywood Reporter.

Written by Tegan West and Scott Atkinson, the story centers on a corrupt corporate executive who is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a year living on minimum wage in the town his company bankrupted.

Peter Abrams, Robert Levy and Andrew Panay are producing.