Crashers And Sideways Directors Team Up

Exclusive: Payne and Dobkin plan a new comedy

At the Wedding Crashers premiere this evening, we naturally turned the questions for director David Dobkin to his next project. Now, last we heard, he was planning to work on a fantasy film called Jack, which he described as "a Lord of the Rings take on Jack and the Beanstalk. A big, action, family movie." But in the last few weeks he's decided to skip ahead to make I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry, which will be written by Oscar-winning screenwriter and acclaimed director Alexander Payne and his writing partner Jim Taylor. Like Dobkin's current film, this one will feature a wedding