Observe and Report Director Jody Hill Wasn’t Too Worried About Paul Blart: Mall Cop

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Filmmaker Jody Hill was preparing to go to Albuquerque to shoot Observe and Report last year when he found out that his wasn't the only mall-cop comedy in development. But Hill —  director of The Foot Fist Way and co-creator of HBO's Eastbound and Down — wasn't afraid of Paul Blart: "I figured it was gonna suck," he told us at South by Southwest today.

Earlier: Paul Blart: Mall Cop Not Your Only Mall-Cop Movie Option in 2009

Earlier: Paul Blart: Mall Cop Not Your Only Mall-Cop Movie Option in 2009