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Will Ferrell Gives Salute to "King Dork"

November 16, 2006 (2:21 am) GMT
Will Ferrell will produce a film adaptation of Frank Portman's debut novel "King Dork."

Being consistent in film producing, is about to develop one more big screen feature under his Gary Sanchez Productions banner. The Hollywood Reporter learned that the funnyman has picked up the rights to make "" based on Frank Portman's debut novel of the same title.

As part of their overall first-look deal with Paramount Vantage, the Paramount Pictures' art-house division, Ferrell will produce with Adam McKay, his producing partner at Gary Sanchez. It is still unclear yet whether the actor will also take a starring part in the project.

Generated a lot of interest since its debut in April, "Dork" follows Tom Henderson, a teen who is also a typical high school slacker, as his life begins to change upon finding his late father's copy of J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye." So far, there is no information on names attached to direct and write the script.

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