Foul-mouthed producer Les Grossman, who was immortalized by Tom Cruise in 2008's 'Tropic Thunder' and who was the hit of Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, will get his own movie soon.

Paramount Pictures and MTV Films announced Wednesday that they are set to develop a movie around the character, with Cruise most likely reprising the role (in fat suit and bald cap). Cruise, along with Ben Stiller (who wrote, produced and directed 'Thunder') and Stuart Cornfeld of Red Hour Films will produce and "have secured the life rights to Grossman," according to a Paramount press release. Foul-mouthed producer Les Grossman, who was immortalized by Tom Cruise in 2008's 'Tropic Thunder' and who was the hit of Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, will get his own movie soon.

Paramount Pictures and MTV Films announced Wednesday that they are set to develop a movie around the character, with Cruise most likely reprising the role (in fat suit and bald cap). Cruise, along with Ben Stiller (who wrote, produced and directed 'Thunder') and Stuart Cornfeld of Red Hour Films will produce and "have secured the life rights to Grossman," according to a Paramount press release.

In making the announcement, Stiller said: "Les Grossman's life story is an inspiring tale of the classic human struggle to achieve greatness against all odds. He has assured me he plans to, quote, 'F**king kill the sh*t out of this movie and make Citizen f**king Kane look like a piece of crap home movie by the time we are done.' I am honored to be working with him."

Adam Goodman, Paramount Film Group president, joked, "Everything I learned in this business, I've learned from Les. I started out as his assistant, and from the first day he threw his desk at me when I got his lunch order wrong, I have loved him like a father. I am forever grateful to Ben and Stuart Cornfeld and their ability to secure his highly-coveted life rights."

And, according to the release, when asked what the screenplay was about, Grossman responded: "To quote my great friend Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey Jr. in 'Thunder'), 'I don't read the script, the script reads me.'"
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