McConaughey, Hudson Dig Up 'Fool's Gold'

Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, who starred together in 2003's "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," are reuniting for "Fool's Gold," an adventure comedy Andy Tennant will direct for Warner Bros. Pictures. Bernie Goldmann, Donald DeLine and Jon Klane are producing.

The story revolves around a husband and wife who have spent eight years searching for a lost treasure and are on the brink of bankruptcy and divorce when a clue to the payday surfaces, forcing the couple to reunite to find their fortune.

The script was written by Kenneth Lonergan from an original screenplay by John Claflin and Daniel Zelman.

Wink Mordaunt is serving as exec producer.

Lynn Harris is overseeing for the studio.

The CAA-repped Tennant went from directing such television shows as "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" and "Sliders" to finding success in the feature world with the romantic comedies "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Hitch."

Hudson, repped by CAA and the Firm, is onscreen in "You, Me and Dupree." McConaughey, repped by CAA and J.K. Livin', recently wrapped shooting the feature "We Are Marshall."

The duo's pairing on "How to Lose a Guy" grossed $105.8 at the domestic boxoffice.


Borys Kit writes for The Hollywood Reporter.

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