Hangover helmer for Project X April 13, 2010 Hangover helmer Todd Phillips teams with Joel Silver Hangover helmer Todd Phillips and producer Joel Silver are to pair for a new comedy. The working title for the movie is Project X and details are being kept under wraps. Phillips and Silver are reportedly producing the project and first-time director Nima Nourizadeh is attached to helm. Casting agents in the US have launched a national talent search for the movie’s college-aged stars. Filming is scheduled to begin in June.