Amy Poehler To Star In Basketball Comedy


According to Variety, Amy Poehler is slated produce and star in an untitled basketball comedy for Universal through Paper Kite Productions. Poehler will play a coach that makes it to the head spot for an NBA team.

The last movie to feature a female lead who makes it to the big time as an NBA coach… Eddie, starring Whoopi Goldberg in 1996. That movie was rumoured to have a $30 million dollar budget, and brought in $31 million.