FX Lands Rights to 'Bad Teacher'

The Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake starrer joins recent pickups including "Green Lantern" and "Super 8."

FX is has added to its blockbuster slate, picking up the Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake and Jason Segal starrer Bad Teacher.

The male-skewing network said Tuesday that it has picked up Sony's risque comedy, which grossed $31 million in its first weekend -- good enough for a second-place finish behind Pixar's Cars.

Bad Teacher joins previous FX pickups including Green Lantern, Mr. Poppers Penguins, X-Men: First Class and J.J. Abrams-Steven Spielberg's sci-fi feature Super 8 as well as several marquee titles including Disney's Tron: Legacy, Sony's The Green Hornet and Paramount's animated Rango. The network also picked up The Hangover Part II.

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