Amy Poehler to star in untitled basketball comedy

Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actress Amy Poehler will star in and produce an untitled basketball comedy for Universal Studios through her Paper Kite Productions.

Poehler will play a once-promising basketball coach who is asked to lead a National Basketball Association team,
Ike Barinholtz, who will also appear in the film, will co-write the script with David Stassen.
The “Inside Out” actress will next be seen in “Sisters” alongside Tina Fey and Barinholtz. She is also shooting for the comedy film “The House”.