The Saturday Night Live costars are taking their acting skills to the massive display screen, Variety reported on Wednesday, June 17. The duo are teaming as much as headline the Common Photos marriage ceremony comedy, based mostly on an concept pitched by Jost, 37, Matthew Bass and Theodore Bressman.
The movie focuses on an engaged couple within the weeks earlier than their marriage ceremony and the household drama that comes with the approaching nuptials. SNL creator Lorne Michaels will produce the film — as he’s accomplished previously with Imply Ladies, Child Mama and different films that includes stars from the NBC comedy present.
In response to the outlet, Common’s senior government president of manufacturing Erik Baiers will oversee the mission and a director has but to be signed.
The film information comes after Jost revealed in his upcoming memoir, A Very Punchable Face, that he’s pondering what his life after SNL will appear like.
Within the e-book due out July 14, the Methods to Be Single actor stated he was “getting ready mentally” to go away the present within the close to future, in line with an excerpt posted by Variety in February.
The comic, who has been a author for the sketch comedy sequence for 15 years and head author for a number of seasons, wrote about desirous to proceed co-anchor “Weekend Replace” with Michael Che via the 2020 election.
Davidson, 26, for his half, revealed earlier this month how long he will remain on SNL, after beforehand slamming the late-night sketch present in February.
“I will probably be there so long as they permit me to be,” the New York native advised Leisure Tonight in an interview on June 5. “I feel I’m very fortunate to be on that present and I’m actually fortunate to have Lorne Michaels as, you realize, not solely a mentor and a boss however a pal.”
Davidson, who can at the moment be seen in The King of Staten Island and stars within the upcoming Suicide Squad sequel, made headlines earlier within the yr when he criticized the present.
“It’s a tough factor to do ‘trigger you don’t want to ever pull the trigger too early,” he stated throughout a chat with Charlamagne Tha God in February. “I personally suppose I needs to be accomplished with that present as a result of they make enjoyable of me on it.”
The Large Time Adolescence star added: “I feel all people outgrows it and I feel for what I may do on the present — which is simply barely something and it’s simply ‘Weekend Replace’ and I really feel like I’ve accomplished, like, 30 of these and I simply really feel like, yeah, I’ve accomplished as a lot as I can over there however completely satisfied to be there so long as Lorne likes me.”
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