Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen will continue their lengthy working relationship -- with spans from "Freaks & Geeks" through the upcoming "Knocked Up" -- on an upcoming comedy.
Apatow will produce Columbia's "Super Bad," a high school comedy written by Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Rogen will co-star in the film, set to be directed by Greg Mottola, whose TV credits include episodes of "Undeclared," a short-lived FOX comedy created by Apatow and featuring Rogen.
Rogen and Apatow are currently in production on "Knocked Up," their follow-up to the blockbuster success of "40 Year-Old Virgin" and Rogen's first big screen starring effort.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actual stars of "Super Bad" are Jonah Hill -- another "Virgin" alum -- and "Arrested Development" vet Michael Cera. Hill and Cera play high school students who devise a complicated plan to get beer, go to a party, score with hotties and gain experience for college. Not surprisingly, nothing goes as planned.
Columbia hopes to have "Super Bad" in production by this fall.
Rogen also had a hand in writing "Drillbit Taylor," set to film with Owen Wilson in the lead role.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times