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Pedro Pascal, Karen Gillan, Maria Bakalova and more join Judd Apatow’s pandemic comedy



Filmmaker Judd Apatow has roped in a host of actors, including Pedro Pascal, Karen Gillan and Maria Bakalova, for pandemic-inspired comedy movie set at streaming platform Netflix.

Also joining the cast of the movie are Fred Armisen, David Duchovny, Keegan-Michael Key and Peter Serafinowicz.

Apatow’s wife, actor Leslie Mann, and daughter Iris Apatow will also feature in the movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The untitled meta-comedy, which Apatow will direct from a script Pam Brady, will revolve around a group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble at a hotel involving to finish a film.

The filmmaker will also produce the project through his Apatow Productions banner, with longtime collaborator Barry Mendel serving as executive producer.

Apatow is best known for helming films like The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, Trainwreck and The King of Staten Island.

He has previously worked with Netflix on dramedy series Love, which he co-created, and a 2017 stand-up special The Return.

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