Sony has picked up Psych, a comedy pitch from Aaron Buchsbaum and Teddy Riley. Mosaic is attached to produce.
Psych, which is a working title, is described as a two-hander involving a young psychiatrist whose life is turned upside down after he tries some unorthodox therapy on his institutionalized patient.
Michael De Luca and Jonathan Kadin are overseeing for Sony.
The two are known for their script El Tigre, a comedy that Sony picked up in 2012 for mid-six figures. They also are writing an untitled Secret Service comedy for Parkes/MacDonald and are repped by Paradigm, Mosaic, and attorney Jeff Frankel.
Mosaic has several projects in development at the studio, including a comedy set in the world of a Shakespearean theater company (Will Ferrell is attached), the big-screen remake of 1980s TV show Manimal. Action-comedy The Yank, which also has Ferrell attached, was set up at Tri-Star last year.
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