Steve Carell might well be hitting the fairway for new golfing comedy Missing Links.
Warners has nabbed the rights to ESPN writer Rick Reilley's 1997 titular novel, which finds a group of bumbling players who dream up various schemes to move them from their run-down local course to membership of an elite nearby club.
Jay Lavender, one of the writers behind The Break-Up, has been hired to write the script, and once it's been developed the film will have to wait in line as Carell picks between various projects to cram into the gaps between working on The Office...
[Source: Risky Business Blog ]
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