Jaleel White, who played the annoying neighbor on “Family Matters,” wrote the romantic comedy; “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” director Joel Zwick is directing
Jaleel White, who played Urkel for nine years on ABC's "Family Matters," and Joel Zwick, who directed "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," are making a movie together.
White wrote "Did U Get My Text," about a couple who meets and falls in love by text message. He's also producing, along with Empire Film Group CEO Dean Hamilton Bornstein.
Zwick, who directed 31 episodes of "Family Matters" — including "Throw Urkel From the Train" — is directing.
White will have a small role in the film, which goes into production in late summer.