Andy Fickman to direct 'You Again'
'Witch Mountain' helmer also will produce Disney comedyAndy Fickman has signed on to direct the Disney comedy "You Again," which will act as his next vehicle.
Fickman, who is coming off of the studio's recently released "Race to Witch Mountain," also will produce along with Eric Tannenbaum and John J. Strauss. Fickman's partner at his Disney-based Oops Doughnuts shingle Betsy Sullenger is co-producing.
Written by Moe Jelline, the story follows one young woman who finds out her brother is marrying the girl who made her high school years a living hell and then tries to find a way to show her brother the fiancee's true colors.
The studio hopes to begin production late summer in Los Angeles, with Fickman already looking for the leads.
LouAnne Brickhouse and Todd Murata are overseeing for Disney.
Fickman, repped by Endeavor and Evolution, is developing "Monster Attack Network" at Disney and has an adaptation of young-adult novel "Gimme a Call" set up at Paramount." He is also developing "Heathers: The Musical," a stage version of the 1980s cult movie.