Ferrell Is A Semi-Pro At Basketball

By Garth Franklin Monday August 7th 2006 12:39AM

His NASCAR film has proven a hit, now Will Ferrell is turning his attention to another kind of sport - basketball.

Ferrell is in negotiations to reunite with "Old School" and "Elf" writer Scott Armstrong on the comedy "Semi-Pro" reports Production Weekly.

The story is set in the world of 1970's professional basketball, and a February production start in Minneapolis is already planned.