U, Shadyac have a 'Ball'

Snyder, Gabriel
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/27/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 17, p3
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the comedy movie "Magic 8 Ball." The movie is a joint effort of Universal Pictures and director-producer Tom Shadyac. It will be written by Barry Blaustein and Jason Hefter. The earlier works of Blaustein include "Coming to America," "The Nutty Professor," and "The Ringer."


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