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Courteney Cox Plans Serious-Sounding Directorial Debut

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 30:  Actress Courteney Cox attends SELF Magazine and Jennifer Aniston's celebration of Mandy Ingber's new book "Yogalosophy: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover" (Seal Press) on April 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for SELF Magazine)

Courteney Cox has tapped Hello I Must Be Going as her directorial debut. The film will star Seann William Scott as "a depressed man who heads back to his hometown to right some wrongs before committing suicide." With screenwriter David Flebotte's credits ranging from Ellen to Desperate Housewives to Boardwalk Empire, there's no guessing if that plot will skew funny or bleak, so by all means, speculate wildly. Private Practice's Kate Walsh will co-star as Scott's sister-in-law. (Also, that title will probably change — it was just used last year.)

Photo: Jason Merritt/2013 Getty Images