Napoleon Dynamite To Sumo Wrestle

January 27, 2006

heder.jpgThe writers of Wedding Crashers, Steve Faber and Bob Fisher, have been commissioned by Fox to write a script based on Josha Davis's GQ article about being a 134-pound man competing in the U.S. Sumo Open. John Heder of Napoleon Dynamite fame is already being tapped to play the lead. Let's hope these comedy writers are able to resist making this too much of a slapstick, and really get to the deep emotional drama of a skinny white guy wrestling a nearly-naked 500 pound man.

My only question: When will Hot Topic begin carrying "Vote for Sumo" shirts?


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