Steve Carell is attached to star in “Lunatics” for Universal Pictures says Deadline
Based on the Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel novel, the story follows two New Jersey soccer dads whose minor feud escalates to create worldwide consequences and leaves them running for their lives.
Carell plays one of them, a pet store owner and local kids soccer ref. Barry and Zweibel will adapt the script themselves.
Scott Stuber, Pam Abdy, Vance DeGeneres and Charlie Hartsock will produce.