Jeff Bushell’s Bad Dog comedy spec script lands at Lionsgate
Lionsgate has announced that they have acquired Jeff Bushell’s (Beverly Hills Chihuahua) Bad Dog spec script, an upcoming comedy feature that will be produced by Eugenio Derbez and Ben Odell’s 3Pas Entertainment along with Point Grey.
When Satan’s favorite hound, Bub, is booted out of hell by a jealous rival, he is mistakenly adopted by a single dad and his two kids. Despite his bad ways, Bub soon begins to embrace his goodness and falls in love with the family. When Satan wants his dog back and Bub refuses, he must protect his new family from the fury of hell.
Bree Bailey will oversee Bad Dog for Lionsgate, with Carlos Aguirre overseeing for 3Pas Entertainment. Josh Fagen will oversee for Point Grey.
Bushell is known for his Blacklist script Ricky Stanicky, which has Peter Farrelly attached to direct. His screenwriting credits include the hit Disney film Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Marvin Marvin, Bella and the Bulldogs, The Bernie Mac Show, and MADtv.