Director Shelton back on fairway for film
U.S. director Ron Shelton will revisit the golfing range for the first time since
Tin Cup with the forthcoming new golf movie
The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday that Shelton paired with Cup
collaborator John Norville to create a script for School,” which he will direct once shooting begins next spring.
Dennis Quaid and Tim Allen were mentioned as possible stars for the new golf comedy, which will be produced by David Friendly.
The movie will focus on a group of golfers attempting to make it onto the PGA Tour while dealing with problems in their personal lives and their golfing games.
The Reporter said
Q School, a reference to the qualifying school tournament used to pick golfers for the PGA Tour, will mark the most recent sports-oriented film from Shelton.
In addition to
Cup, Shelton previously directed the basketball comedy
White Men Can’t Jump, the baseball movie
Bull Durham and the boxing story
Play It To the Bone.