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Naomi Watts turns to comedy

NaomiWatts.jpgNaomi Watts is looking at her career in a new light as she signs to star in the adaptation of the novel Kicked, Bitten and Scratched: Life and Lessons at the World's Premiere School for Exotic Animal Trainers. Yes, that really is the title.

Variety through Coming Soon has the news that Todd Louiso and Jacob Koskoff are writing the adaptation which tells the story of the author Amy Sutherland who spent a year with students at the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program at Moorpark College, where students learn how to communicate with animals such as camels, emus, baboons, cougars, wolves and snakes.

It certainly has scope for comedy, but you have to wonder where Watts is headed after being in Michael Haneke's Funny Games and David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises. I'm surprised she's opted for comedy, but then perhaps that's something she wants to try in her career.





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Well she's a very bright and colorful girl. I think smart comedy is where she can shine the most. Drama is fine, but I imagine rainbows and starbursts when I think of her.

I think it depends on what film you see her in, but she is rather lovely. Perhaps she will suit comedy, I can't say I've seen her do anything but serious.

Having started her career a little later than most(first real success in 2002 in the ring), i'd imagine she is going to try and squeeze a lot of different things into a short amount of time.

Yes, she should go for the comedy, but she should chuck it in if she's no good.

ps: think she is gorgeous, maybe they can cast her for the next bond movie. heard there might be some nudity in it? ;)

I like things associated with Todd Louiso writing or directing, the man has a strange hit and miss selection of films he has appeared in though...

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