Jake Kasdan to Direct Bad Teacher


The Hollywood Reporter says that Jake Kasdan (Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story) will direct the Columbia Pictures comedy Bad Teacher.

Based on a screenplay by Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg, the film concerns a foul-mouthed seventh grade teacher who is dumped by her sugar daddy and starts to pursue a colleague, which provokes conflict with the school’s model teacher.

Kasdan has also written and directed The TV Set and Zero Effect.

Stupnitsky and Eisenberg wrote the upcoming Sony comedy Year One with director Harold Ramis. The pair is also writing and producing Ghostbusters 3 for the studio.