Molly Shannon Digs Mike White's "Dog"

by | March 22, 2006 | Comments

SNL funnygal Molly Shannon has signed on to star in the directorial debut of screenwriter Mike White, says Variety. "Year of the Dog" is a comedy about a dog lover who’s forced to deal with the untimely demise of a beloved canine.

"Paramount Classics has tapped Molly Shannon to star in "Year of the Dog," scribe MMike White’s feature directing debut.

Shannon, who’s in final negotiations, will portray a happy-go-lucky secretary who lives alone with her pooch and must deal with the pet’s unexpected death."

Mike White’s screenplays include "Chuck & Buck," "The Good Girl," "School of Rock," and the upcoming "Nacho Libre."