The pieces are starting to fall into place for the Weinstein Co.'s English-lingo redo of Gallic hit "The Intouchables."
"Bridesmaids" helmer Paul Feig is in early negotiations to write and direct, and Colin Firth is in early talks to star in "Untouchable." TWC is also bringing "Intouchables" to U.S. theaters on May 25.
While there's no script yet, Feig has an offer to tackle the project. Firth has met on the project and is circling the coveted lead role.
Based on a true story, the dramedy follows a wealthy aristocrat who suffers a tragic accident that leaves him a quadriplegic. He goes …