Kerry Washington is also attached to star in the Universal project.
Eva Longoria (“Desperate Housewives”) will direct, produce and star in the workplace comedy “24-7.”
The script, written by Sarah Rothschild, focuses on a group of women accountants in a firm who team up against a similar male group to solve a case of fraud that will save their jobs.
Paul Feig (“A Simple Favor”) will produce along with partner Jessie Henderson.
Longoria and Kerry Washington will also produce.
Longoria recently wrapped Paramount’s live-action “Dora the Explorer” movie, as the mother of the title character.
She was last seen in Ken Marino’s canine comedy “Dog Days.” She has previously helmed episodes of television shows such as “Black-ish,” “Jane the Virgin,” “LA to Vegas,” “Telenovela” and the upcoming ABC series “Grand Hotel.”