Jay Russell to Direct Fantasy Comedy Duncan

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The Hollywood Reporter says Jay Russell is attached to direct the fantasy comedy Duncan for Ben Kingsley’s SBK Pictures.

Written by Barton Randall, Duncan tells the story of a grown woman reconnecting with a stuffed animal from her childhood. Kingsley, who is producing, will provide the voice of the toy.

Kingsley’s SBK partners Simone Sheffield and Valerie Hoffman also are producing.