Universal At Altar On India Wedding Comedy Vehicle For Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra

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Universal At Altar On India Wedding Comedy Vehicle For Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra
Exclusive: A spirited auction has ended with Universal winning the rights to an untitled comedy pitched around town by Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra and Dan Goor. Kaling will write with Goor and she will potentially direct. Its a two-hander star vehicle for Kaling and Priyanka Chopra that takes place in America and India. The deal was closed before the WGA-Ata talks broke down this evening.

We heard that numerous suitors chased this one, including Legendary, Sony, Netflix and Amazon Studios, latter of which made the splashy Sundance Film Festival deal for Late Night, the comedy that Kaling scripted and stars in with Emma Thompson.

Kaling has an option to direct this film. She will write it with Dan Goor, who is co-creator and exec producer of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He is producing with Kaling’s Kaling International, Chopra’s Purple Pebble Pictures, 3Arts’ Howard Klein and Goor. Klein produced
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