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HBO developing Larry David movie

US premium cable network HBO is developing a movie with Curb Your Enthusiasm creator Larry David.

The film, which was originally set up at Fox Searchlight, will be produced inhouse at the Time Warner and will air ahead of a new season of David’s improv comedy. Arrested Development and Superbad director Greg Mottola is directing.

“He has essentially carte blanche,” said HBO copresident Richard Plepler, speaking at the Television Critcs Association summer press tour.

“I think he wants to do another season of ‘Curb’ if he has a great idea for another season of Curb,” added president of programming Michael Lombardo.

The network also announced that it was moving comedies Girls and Enlightened to January following the cancellation of horse drama Luck.

In addition, the company said that it had commissioned a documentary about the Rolling Stones to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary that will be directed by The Kid Stays In The Picture’s Brett Morgan and that it was developing a pilot with Deadwood’s David Milch.