Miramax and Screen Gems have announced today that they are collaborating on a currently untitled comedy that will star Kevin Hart (Think Like a Man, Let Me Explain) and Josh Gad (Love & Other Drugs, 21). Jeremy Garelick will direct the film, which was also written by Garelick (The Break-Up, Police Academy) together with Jay Lavender (The Break-Up) and was developed at Miramax.
In the film, Jimmy (Hart) provides best man services for socially challenged guys, who for whatever reason have no one close enough to agree to stand by them on the day of their wedding. Doug (Gad) a groom-to-be, has found himself in just such a situation, but, to make matters worse, he fabricates the names of not only a best man but nine groomsmen as well. When all else fails, Doug seeks out Jimmys services to carry out a charade designed to make Doug look his best, but threatens to destroy everything if it fails.
Miramaxs Adam Fields and Will Packer are producing the film. Screen Gems President, Clint Culpepper, will oversee the project on behalf of Screen Gems.
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