Paris Hilton is in talks tostar in the satire Bottom's Up,which actor Paul Walker is producing with his Blue Collar Films partner BrandonBirtell along with Half Moon Bay and Cameo FJ Entertainment. Gibraltar International is selling the film at AFM.
The story centres on aseemingly witless Midwestern bartender whose Hollywood connections confoundeveryone he encounters.
Walker will take a cameorole in the picture, which is being directed by first-timer Erik MacArthur, who wrote the screenplay with Nick Ballo.Production is scheduled to begin in Los Angeles in January 2005.
ICM's ShaunRedick is packaging and will represent North American rights on the title. ICMrepresents Blue Collar Films, and Walker is alsorepresented by Matt Luber at Nine Yards Entertainment.
Blue CollarFilms is currently in development with producer Mark Gordon and ColumbiaPictures on The Last Apostle, a gothic action picture with Walker attached to star.
Cameo FJ is an independentdevelopment and production company headed by Freddy Braidy and FrancescoJuilland.