Jack Black Is Teaming Up with the Director of ‘Nacho Libre’ Once Again

The team behind Nacho Libre is reuniting. Director Jared Hess, the filmmaker behind films including Nacho Libre and Napoleon Dynamite, is working with two New Girl writers on a new movie called Micronations. The comedy will reteam Hess with actor Jack Black in a story that, according to Variety, is about “a lovable oddball [who] finds a place to belong among the bizarre and ridiculous world of ‘do-it-yourself countries,’ inhabited by a motley crew of eccentrics and visionaries who have declared their own backyards sovereign nations … or ‘micronations.’” In a statement, Hess explained, “Once I learned that there were people within the United States who have created their very own countries, I knew I had to make a movie about them” …

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