Seth Rogen and Oscar winner Charlize Theron are set to star in FLARSKY, an indie comedy that Jonathan Levine will direct from a script by Dan Sterling, it was announced Thursday by Good Universe, Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures and Theron’s Denver and Delilah Films.
Flarsky follows a self-destructive, unemployed journalist (Rogen) who decides to pursue his childhood crush and former babysitter (Theron), who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women in the world.
Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver will produce alongside Denver & Delilah’s Theron, Beth Kono and A.J. Dix. Sterling will also executive produce alongside Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake.
Alex McAtee will oversee the project for Point Grey, while Erin Westerman will oversee for Good Universe. Production is slated to start in August.
Levine previously directed Rogen in The Night Before and 50/50, while his other credits include The Wackness and the zombie movie Warm Bodies. His next film, Snatched, stars Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn, and will be released this Mother’s Day by 20th Century Fox.
Levine, who most recently directed the pilot for the upcoming Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here, is represented by CAA and attorney Todd Stern.
Sterling is an award-winning writer whose credits include Girls, The Office, The Sarah Silverman Program, King of the Hill and the Rogen movie The Interview. He’s repped by UTA and attorney Robert Offer.
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