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JUN
28
3 YEARS

FX Lands Rights to 'Bad Teacher'

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

"Bad Teacher"
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"Bad Teacher"

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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