Letterman, Stoller Set For “Stretch Armstrong”

Rob Letterman (“Gulliver’s Travels,” “Monsters vs. Aliens”) is set to direct and Nicholas Stoller (“Get Him to the Greek,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) will rewrite the script of “Stretch Armstrong” for Universal Pictures according to a press release issued by the studio.

Steve Oedekerk penned the original screenplay based on the popular 70’s action figure, a muscled figure whose limbs could be stretched to nearly four feet.

Taylor Lautner (“Twilight”) has signed on to play the character. Brian Grazer, Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir are producing.