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Steve Buscemi and More Join Judd Apatow Comedy


Steve Buscemi (FargoThe Dead Don’t Die) has joined the cast of the upcoming Judd Apatow comedy from Universal, according to Variety. Also cast are Kevin Corrigan (Pineapple Express, Knight of Cups), Domenick Lombardozzi (Ray Donovan) and Mich Vecchione (This Week at the Comedy Cellar), who all join star Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apataw and Pamela Adlon.

Apatow wrote the script with Davidson and Dave Sirus, though the title has not been revealed. Apatow will also direct the comedy. The script reportedly will be set in Staten Island and incorporate aspects of Davidson’s life.

Apatow will also produce for Apatow Productions with Barry Mendel, and Universal’s Erik Baiers will oversee production, which begins this summer in New York. The comedy will hit theaters on June 19, 2020. The other film scheduled for that date is Disney and Pixar’s new project, Soul.

Buscemi is known for his work in FargoThe Dead Don’t DieGhost WorldReservoir DogsTransformers: The Last Knight and The Death of Stalin.

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Jenna Busch
Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.