Judd Apatow to Direct Pandemic-Inspired Comedy for Netflix

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The untitled meta-comedy will follow a group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble.

Judd Apatow will be making his streaming directorial debut with an upcoming Netflix feature.

The untitled meta-comedy will be about a group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble at a hotel attempting to complete a film.

Apatow will direct the untitled feature from a script he will co-write with Pam Brady.

The filmmaker will produce via his Apatow Productions banner, with longtime collaborator Barry Mendel, who most recently worked Apatow on The King of Staten Island, set to executive produce.

Apatow last directed the Pete Davidson-starring Universal comedy, which went straight to PVOD after the elongated COVID-19 theatrical shutdown. He previously worked with Netflix on dramedy series Love, which he co-created, and the streamer released stand-up special The Return and the Apatow-produced Pee-wee's Big Holiday

He is represented by UTA, Mosaic, and Ziffren Brittenham.  Brady is represented by UTA, Mosaic and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.