All-female reboots are having what is called “a moment.” We had Ghostbusters this year, which is getting “many” sequels, we’re getting Ocean’s Eight which we’re pretty sure is just a 2-hour movie of Cate Blanchett and Rihanna wearing really cool clothes, and last year the team behind both Jump Streets announced that they’re making an all-female spinoff. Broad City writers Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs were hired to write a screenplay, and then Sony took on Bob’s Burgers team Lizzie and Wendy Molyneaux to write a competing script. Now, Rodney Rothman, the writer behind 22 Jump Street, is onboard the screenplay party boat, and might direct the picture as well.
In what sounds like something truly special, Seth Rogen, Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader will combine their comedic forces for The Something, the directorial debut from 22 Jump Street scribe Rodney Rothman. The project has been percolating for a while, but it looks as though Rothman and Co. are finally ready for take-off with the space-set comedy.