‘Simpsons’ writer sells Disney on ‘Me2’

Screenwriter Larry Doyle, who is a writer on "The Simpsons," has sold Walt Disney Pictures his concept for a reportedly time-traveling film entitled "Me2."

Doyle, who also takes on production duties on the Fox television series, sold the rumored time-travel comedy to the film studio and will begin writing its screenplay immediately, the Hollywood Reporter said.

Attached to the film are director Mark Waters and producer Jessica Tuchinsky, whose Watermark Pictures company will head production duties during filming.

Doyle previously worked on the big screen through the 2003 Warner Bros. animated film "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" and has offered his writing talents to animated series such as "Beavis and Butt-head" and "Daria."

The Reporter said that Waters, who is also signed onto Disney's "Bob the Musical," is in Montreal heading up "The Spiderwick Chronicles," a film adaptation of a popular children's literary series of the same name.


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