James Gunn is Back! This Time With New ‘Pets’

New Regency has acquired comic pitch Pets, with James Gunn (SLiTHER) to write and direct. Red Hour’s Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld and Jeremy Kramer are producing, according to Variety. Gunn, best known for scripting the “Scooby-Doo” pics, is back in pet mode. The comedy concerns a man abducted by aliens who want to turn him into a household pet. Peter Safran will exec produce. “Pets” is the latest in a series of Regency deals for projects geared to a young male demo; 20th Century Fox will distribute. Gunn, who also scripted the “Dawn of the Dead” remake, most recently wrote and directed “Slither.”

Source: Variety