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Betty Thomas Now Set to Direct Isla Fisher in Comedy 'Desperados'

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March 18, 2011

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Last May we heard that Wayne McClammy,the man responsible for directing Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel's respective viral videos "I'm Fucking Matt Damon" and "I'm Fucking Ben Affleck was going to be at the helm of a new comedy called Desperados starring Isla Fisher (Hot Rod, Wedding Crashers). But now THR reports Betty Thomas, a woman who has helmed raunchy films like Private Parts to family films like Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, will now direct the comedy. Trying to capitalize on another films success, the 2009 Black Listed screenplay is described as a female-oriented version of The Hangover.

Written by Ellen Rapoport, the story follows a woman who sends an indignant email to her new beau, who has gone silent after they have sex, only to discover he's comatose in a Mexican hospital. Panicking, she races south of the border with her friends in tow to intercept the email before he recovers. Sounds a little more like Road Trip than The Hangover to me, but either way, it sounds like this is going to be a raunchy comedy (or at least I hope so). Isla Fisher has been great in supporting roles previously, and this sounds a lot more promising than her leading role in Confessions of a Shopoholic. What do you think?

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hmmm not sure

A5J4DX on Nov 13, 2018

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hmmm not sure

A5J4DX on Nov 13, 2018

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Ugh. These ladies need to knock it off.

Cracky on Mar 19, 2011

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