Controversial directing brothers PETER and Bobby Farrelly have signed up to bring comedy legends THE THREE STOOGES to the big screen.

The THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY filmmakers have been developing the project with film studio Warner BROS and intend to base their script on original shorts by vaudevillian legends MOE HOWARD, LARRY FINE and JEROME 'CURLY' HOWARD.

No casting details have been announced but screenwriter Mike Cerrone has been drafted in to assist with the script.

01/10/2003 21:04