Universal Pictures has acquired first-time screenwriter Ben Frahm’s spec Dr. Sensitive for Shady Acres to produce as a potential directing vehicle for Tom Shadyac.
The comedy centers on the doctor with the world’s worst bedside manner who undergoes a transformative experience that makes him overly empathetic.
Shadyac and Michael Bostick are producing alongside Underground Films’ Nick Osborne. Trevor Engelson is executive producing. William Lowery will serve as co-producer.