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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