Ed Helms to Star in Central Intelligence


Universal Pictures has acquired the spec script Central Intelligence as a star vehicle for Ed Helms (The Hangover, “The Office”), reports Variety.

The script, written by Ike Barinholtz and Dave Stassen, revolves around an accountant who’s thrown into the world of international espionage after reconnecting with an old friend through Facebook.

Principato/Young’s Peter Principato and Paul Young are producing. Matt Berenson and Allen Fischer are executive producers. Joel Zadak will be co-producer.