Billy Eichner Teams With Judd Apatow for New Romantic Comedy

Billy Eichner. Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (9953184bq)

A new romantic comedy starring Billy Eichner is coming. 

The 40-year-old comedian has teamed up with Nick Stoller and Judd Apatow on a new gay rom-com. The still untitled comedy will center around two men who have commitment problems and are attempting a relationship.

The still untitled project will be co-produced by Stoller under his Global Solutions banner and Judd Apatow’s Apatow Productions banner. Stoller will also direct from a screenplay co-written by himself and lead Eichner. 

Eichner tweeted Tuesday “Excited, terrified, completely in shock and PROUD as hell to announce this movie. We’re making a big, new romantic comedy for Universal!!!! AHHHHHHH!!!”

Eichner is currently developing his first comedy special for Netflix. His other credits include American Horror Story, Friends from College and Emmy nominated Billy on the Street. His upcoming projects include voicing the character of Timon in Jon Favreau’s The Lion King and starring in Noelle opposite Anna Kendrick.

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