Zellweger, Knoxville Share “4 1/2 Minutes”

Renee Zellweger has signed on to star in and make her directorial debut on the comedy “4 1/2 Minutes” for PalmStar Media Capital says Variety.

Based around the life of stand-up comedian Dov Davidoff. Anthony Tambakis (“Warrior”) penned the script in which Johnny Knoxville plays a “commitment-phobic trainwreck” of a comedian whose life is collapsing.

He soon takes a job babysitting the child genius of a single mother (Zellweger). Zellweger, Tambakis and Kevin Frakes will produce and shooting kicks off in February in New York City.