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Ryan Seacrest Developing Culinary-Themed Comedy 'Food Fight'

July 28, 2012 (3:09 am) GMT
The 'American Idol' host will produce the comedy which is based on reality show 'Food Revolution' about British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

is preparing a new silver screen project. Teaming up with Paramount Pictures, the famed radio personality is set to produce a culinary-themed comedy called "", The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The "" host will produce the film along with Adam Sher. The movie itself will be loosely based on celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's reality show "Food Revolution". David Posamentier and Geoff Moore have been tapped to serve as the writers.

"Food Fight" follows an L.A. chef who is famous for his popular gourmet food truck. One day, he gets into trouble and sentenced to work at a school. There, he revamps the school's lunch program with a ragtag group of kids.

According to THR, the planned comedy will be set in the vein to 2003's "School of Rock", which starred . The upcoming film was inspired by chef Oliver's goal to bring healthy food choices to school amid health problems associated with poor nutrition.

In addition to "Food Fight", Seacrest has been developing a romantic comedy film. Joining forces with , the reality mogul has set his first big screen producing debut at Universal Pictures. Details of the are still kept under wraps.

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