The untitled film is loosely based on Spielberg’s formative years in Phoenix, Arizona, and already has Michelle Williams on the call sheet in a role inspired by the filmmaker’s mother. Spielberg penned the script with Tony Kushner, with whom he worked on Munich, Lincoln and West Side Story, which is due out Dec. 21. Spielberg, Kushner and Kristie Macosko Krieger are producing the project, which is eying a July start date for a 2022 release.
Rogen was last on-screen with HBO Max’s An American Pickle. His Point Grey banner has a third season of Amazon’s The Boys in production, with a spinoff in the works.
Rogen is is repped by UTA.