Ferrell takes ‘Flamingo Thief’ adaptation.

Variety reports that Will Ferrell is attached to star in ‘Flamingo Thief,’ an adaptation of Susan Trott’s novel of the same name.

Adapted by Michael LeSieur (‘You, Me and Dupree’), the film sees Ferrell playing Tim Forrester, a lawyer who becomes obsessed with stealing figurines of flamingos after his wife leaves him.

Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld are producing via their Red Hour production banner, while Aaron Kaplan and Sean Perrone of Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment will executive produce.

Ferrell will next be seen starring all-Spanish language comedy ‘Casa de mi Padre.’