Kim Kardashian stars in comedy The fifth Wheel; 5 studios battle for deal – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: After hovering in actuality TV and most just lately style merchandising along with her Skims line, Kim Kardashian is able to go after a brand new conquest. She’s on the heart of the weekend’s scorching movie package deal. Kardashian is connected to star in and produce the The fifth Wheel, a comic book pitch that can be scripted by Paula Pell and Janine Brito. Pell will produce with Kardashian, and Deadline hears that a number of bids are already on the desk, as 5 studios battle for the package deal.

Kardashian has been very palms on within the pitch for the female-driven comedy, showing at every assembly to ship the pitch and the studios are lining as much as get in enterprise with Kardashian.

Kardashian has finished restricted work as an actress, together with lending her voice to 2 Paw Patrol movies. She stepped it up with a scene stealing function in the latest season of FX’s American Horror Story. Her function as a publicist earned her robust notices. Now, she’s seeking to construct off that and bounce into the characteristic movie realm. She additionally nonetheless has her hit Hulu sequence The Kardashians.

Pell is the Saturday Night time Dwell vet who went on to work with Tina Fey on 30 Rock, and in addition with Amy Poehler and Judd Apatow. She additionally penned the comedy Sisters starring Fey and Poehler. Brito’s getting her first main screenplay after performing in Wine Nation, which Pell additionally acted in.

Kardashian, Pell and Brito are all repped by WME. Will report extra as this public sale performs out.