Writer’s Block: Dad, Morris, Date

“Columbia Pictures has acquired David Caspe’s comic pitch “I Hate You, Dad” for Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison to produce. Comedy is about a father who moves in on the eve of his son’s wedding and promptly begins feuding with the bride-to-be…” (full details)

“Davis Entertainment has picked up a comedy pitch from newcomer scribe Jeff Morris. Though Davis is keeping the plot under wraps, Morris’ pitch is in the vein of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”…” (full details)

“King of the Hill” producers Alan Freedland and Alan Cohen’s have sold their comedy pitch “Due Date” to Warner Bros. Pictures and Green Hat Films. Story is about a hard-charging business exec from L.A. whose wife is about to have their first child. The dad-to-be gets stuck in a snowstorm and must hitch a ride with a laid-back college kid to make it to the birth on time. Todd Phillips will produce…” (full details)