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Mindy Kaling, Priyanka teaming up for wedding comedy

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

"Quantico" star Jonas and Kaling, who has Indian roots, will team up for a new film, based around a big fat Indian wedding.

Universal Pictures is developing the film after winning an auction for a pitch by Kaling, and Dan Goor, reports

Kaling, who will write the screenplay with Goor, is attached to star alongside and will potentially direct the film. Kaling will produce under her Kaling International, Priyanka for Purple Pebble Pictures, for 3 Arts, alongside Goor. and produce the project.

Details of the pitch are being kept under wraps other than being described as "Crazy Rich Asians" meets "My Big Fat Greek Wedding". It is likely to revolve around the culture clashes at a big wedding in

Priyanka is excited to tell the story with Kaling.

"Two with a passion for telling good stories, just got the green light to their story their way. So proud of this incredible partnership with Kaling and are about to show you what it means to be modern, global, andA Indian. See you at the cinema," Priyanka tweeted.

Kaling also posted: "My dream team is making a movie. Can't wait for this one."



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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 10:58 IST