Miley Cyrus to Star and Produce God-Themed Comedy
Paramount has preemptively picked up an untitled comedy pitch with Miley Cyrus attached to star and produce.
Cyrus will produce with her mother Tish Cyrus via the duo's Hope Town Entertainment banner. Also producing is Andrew Panay, whose credits include "Wedding Crashers" and "When in Rome."
The logline for the high-concept comedy from writers Sam Brown and Jack Angelo is being kept under wraps but it is understood to involve a broken promise to God.
Producing via Panay Films' is Adam Glass; Jodi Zuckerman Weiner would exec produce.
Brown and Angelo, repped by UTA, have set up several comedies around town, including Undateable, with Adam Shankman producing, housed at Disney.
Cyrus, the former "Hannah Montana" star, has successfully transitioned into adult roles. She last toplined the Nicholas Sparks romance "The Last Song" and has two movies in the can: Exclusive Media's action comedy "So Undercover" and the Mandate comedy "LOL," which also stars Demi Moore and Ashley Greene.
Cyrus is repped by CAA, Morey Management and Edelstein Laird and Sobel.