Peyton Reed Comes To A “Stanicky” End

Peyton Reed (“Yes Man,” “Bring it On”) has been linked as director of the upcoming comedy “Ricky Stanicky” for Summit Entertainment reports Pajiba.

The story follows three male friends who use an invented friend named Ricky Stanicky over the past two decades as an excuse to explain their way out of sticky situations.

When their spouses finally demand to meet Stanicky, they hire an actor (James Franco) to portray him.

Jeff Bushell (“Beverly Hills Chihuahua”) penned the script. Michael de Luca and John Jacobs will produce.