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"Stupid, Love" Helmers Do The "Taliban Shuffle"

By Garth Franklin Tuesday July 1st 2014 09:01AM
"Stupid, Love" Helmers Do The "Taliban Shuffle"

"Crazy, Stupid, Love" writers/directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa have done a deal to direct the Tina Fey-led "Taliban Shuffle" for Paramount Pictures.

An adaptation of journalist Kim Barker’s wartime memoir, the story deals with her arrival as a fish out of water in Kabul.

There she filed stories about militants, being a woman in wartime Iraq and Pakistan, dealing with boredom interspersed with dashes of violence and the promiscuous war-correspondent culture.

Fey and Lorne Michaels will produce. Robert Carlock ("30 Rock") penned the script. 

Source: THR

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