Once you have a big, box office smash, a filmmaker is more or less given carte blanche, especially if they want to make a movie in the same genre. Bridesmaids
director Paul Feig
used some of that good will last week and got Universal to purchase a new pitch that would once again team him with frequent producer Judd Apatow
. At the time, we had no idea what the film would be other than "an unconventional love story." Deadline now ...