Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Cast Added To Universal Comedy "Paul"

Universal Pictures and Working Title Films have added Seth Rogen, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader and Jane Lynch to the cast of "Paul."

The road trip laffer stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and will be directed by Greg Mottola.

Pegg and Frost, who wrote the script, will play two science-fiction fanatics on a road trip whose conspiracy dreams come true when they trek to Area 51 and encounter the title character, an escaped alien.

Rogen will provide the voice of the alien. Working Title partners Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan will produce with Nira Park of Big Talk Prods.

Shooting begins in June.

Looking more and more exciting. Whats weird is, I find everyone on that top list to be really funny. I'm really surprised by looking at the cast and that this is not another Judd Apatow production film. No it also ain't the third and final film in the "Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy" which consists of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Its looking more like a separate film that just happens to star some of the most funniest people in Hollywood. Ill be keeping a good eye on this.

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