Dean, Stephens hatch 'Father'


Josh Dean and Heather Stephens are set for Joe Ballarini's indie "Father vs. Son."

The film follows a newly divorced father (Paul Wolff) who moves in with his son (Dean) and joins him on the dating circuit.

Ballarini and star Wolff co-wrote the comedy and are executive producing. The helmer is best known as a screenwriter, penning Lionsgate's recent zombie comedy "Dance of the Dead" and adapting the comic series "Maintenance" for McG at Warner Bros.

Michael Huffington and Brian James Crewe are producing, and Jon Wolff is co-exec producer. Filming is under way in Los Angeles. (partialdiff)