Mark Waters to Direct Minimum Wage

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Mark Waters is in talks to direct Minimum Wage, a comedy from Participant Media that tackles the effects of greed, says The Hollywood Reporter. Peter Abrams, Robert Levy and Andrew Panay are producing.

Written by Tegan West and Scott Atkinson, the story centers on a corrupt corporate executive who is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a year living on minimum wage in the town his company bankrupted.

Waters last directed The Spiderwick Chronicles. His comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past will be released on May 1st.