Billy Eichner to Star in Romantic Comedy From Judd Apatow and Nick Stoller
Billy Eichner is set to star in a romantic comedy for Universal, according to Variety. He's teaming up with Judd Apatow and Nick Stoller for the film.
In addition to starring, Eincher will co-write the screenplay with Stoller, who will direct. Apatow will produce the film about two men with commitment problems attempting a relationship.
This is the second Apatow film Universal announced this past week. It was previously announced that Apatow would direct and produce Pete Davidson's currently untitled semi-autobiographical comedy.
Eichner is best known for his series, "Billy on the Street," in which he is a three-time Emmy nominee for. He also starred in the comedy "Difficult People" and had a recurring role on "Parks and Recreation." He is also developing his first comedy special for Netflix. He's currently starring in Season 2 of Netflix's "Friends From College" and recently appeared in Ryan Murphy's "American Horror Story: Apocalypse."
Stoller has directed many comedy films, such as "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Neighbors," "Get Him to the Greek," and "Storks." He's the co-creator of "Friends from College." Apatow's producing credits include "The Big Sick," "Bridesmaids," "This Is 40," "Trainwreck," and "Funny People."
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