Cameron Diaz is attached to star in What Men Want, a sequel of sorts to 2000′s What Women Want starring Mel Gibson.
Pajiba, who seems to be on fire lately with the exclusives, reports that Diaz is tentatively set for the lead role while the script is completed. Pete Chiarelli (The Proposal) is writing the screenplay.
The Gibson movie, which also starred Helen Hunt, made $374 million worldwide and is still the second largest romantic comedy of all time in the U.S. (behind My Big Fat Greek Wedding).
Though further details are unknown at this point, it will likely be the original’s premise with a little gender-reversal. Lightning strikes and suddenly Diaz can hear men’s thoughts and understand what they want. How she’ll be able to leave the house without being greeted by a cacophony of “you” and other lewd ideas remains to be seen.
In addition to this, there’s also a movie titled What Boys Want in early development. Selena Gomez is set to star.
I think most men would acknowledge there’s not a lot going on up top when there’s no work to be done. My thoughts would sound like ordering a variety bucket of chicken at KFC. If they want this movie to have any realism at all, it will be rated R.