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Sumo Wrestling Comedy To Be Directed by Jon Turtletaub

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National Treasure franchise director Jon Turtletaub is about to jump in the directors chair for a sumo wrestling comedy set up at Paramount Pictures called A Matter of Size. The movie is a remake of a 2009 Israeli comedy, and the script will be written by Howard Franklin (The Man Who Knew Too Little).

The movie is described as a character-driven comedy "about a group of overweight people who become sumo wrestlers." Why the hell not? It sounds like there are a lot of fun comedic elements that can be thrown into a story revolving around this plot. I haven't seen or even heard of the original movie, but this remake could end up being something that audiences might enjoy. 

Turtletaub has also directed films such as The Sorcerer's Apprentice, 3 Ninjas, Cool Runnings, and more. It seems like this fits perfectly with the kinds of films he was making earlier in his career. What are your thoughts on this movie?

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