Newswire: Broad City writers hired to make a lady 21 Jump Street, for ladies

Because the first two Jump Street movies might have been funny enough for a man, but weren’t made for a woman, according to The Hollywood Reporter Sony is developing a “female-driven” spinoff of the hilariously self-aware franchise. This comes after Sony recently asked itself, “What if we made another Ghostbusters, but with girls this time?,” demonstrating the studio’s commitment to stopping the spread of cooties as well as developing a series of cinematic universes.

Speaking of cinematic universes, building a Jump Street-centric one is Sony’s stated reason for the move, as opposed to “It was the first thing we thought of when someone suggested a 21 Jump Street spinoff.” A little more thought seems to have gone into selecting the writers for the project, however, with Broad City’s Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs, who co-wrote season two’s “Kirk Steele” and season one’s …

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