Thursday, July 15, 2004

Amy Sedaris to star in 'Strangers'



David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Inc. is producing its first film, an independent feature based on Comedy Central's cockeyed cautionary tale, Strangers With Candy.

Amy Sedaris played a middle-aged dropout who returns to high school in the TV series, which ran from 1998-2000. The film will star her and Strangers With Candy co-creators, writers and actors Steven Colbert and Paul Dinello.

The film, which has the working title, Strangers With Candy: The Movie, is being directed by Dinello.

"Amy Sedaris (sister of author and funnyman David Sedaris) is one of a handful of folks who actually make me laugh," Letterman said in a statement Tuesday. "I have no doubt her film will be as appealingly peculiar and funny as she is."




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