Jay Russell to Direct Fantasy Comedy Duncan


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.