Jason Priestley is set to direct "Mud Puppy," a feature from Angel Entertainment and Lexico Prods. about a playboy wine-lover battling a female environmentalist for control of a frog-plagued wine vineyard.
The romantic comedy is based on a true story about a British Columbia vineyard overcome by pesky amphibians. Monica Hilborn penned the script, and Telefilm Canada and pay TV operator Corus Entertainment helped bankroll development.
No word on casting. Production is set for summer 2011.
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