Barry Sonnenfeld (Men in Black, Wild Wild West) is set to direct and produce The How-To Guide for Saving the World for MGM Films.
The action comedy script by BenDavid Grabinski's tells the story of a loser who discovers a book on how to prevent an alien invasion and then has to put that knowledge to use when one actually occurs. Acording to the trades, Grabinski's script made this year's unofficial Black List of most liked screenplays.
Sonnenfelds first job as a Director was The Addams Family in 1991 and his first Produced piece was 1995's Get Shorty, which he also Directed. His latest works are the TV series, Pushing Daisies and Notes from the Underbelly.