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"Enchanted" Helmer Takes On "Frank"

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 23rd 2009 05:10AM

Kevin Lima ("Enchanted") is set to direct the romantic comedy "Frank" for Fox 2000 reports Variety.

The story centers on a teenage prodigy who's on the cutting edge of cell research in medical school and is encouraged by her guidance counselor to take a break from the lab and make some friends.

After several unsuccessful attempts at socializing with her peers, she decides to use her scientific prowess and piece together a friend out of the med school's instructional cadavers.

Ted Field and Chris Chase will produce. Karey Kirkpatrick penned the script.

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