Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron to Star in Jonathan Levine’s Comedy “Flarsky”


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and Oscar winner are set to star in , an indie comedy that will direct from a by , it was announced Thursday by , Rogen’s 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 ’s Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake.

Alex McAtee will oversee the project for Point Grey, while Erin Westerman will oversee for . 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 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 and attorney Robert Offer.

Rogen and are represented by and attorney Fred Toczek, while Theron and Denver and Delilah Films are repped by and attorney Steve Warren.

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