Final month we informed you that author, producer, and actor Aziz Ansari – whose resume contains Grasp Of None and Parks And Recreation – had set his directorial debut at Searchlight, with Invoice Murray signed on to star reverse him. And now Deadline studies that Seth Rogen, most lately seen in Disney+’s Pam & Tommy, has joined the forged too. Plus, the title of the movie has been confirmed as effectively – Being Mortal.
The movie, written by Ansari, is an adaptation of Atul Gawande’s award-winning non-fiction ebook Being Mortal: Medication & What Issues In The Finish, which sensitively explores the methods through which critical sickness, outdated age, and loss of life itself could be managed by way of a give attention to high quality of life over amount of days left dwelling. The plot and character particulars of the film are being stored below wraps, however we do know that it’s headed down the comedy-drama route, so chances are high excessive that the supply materials right here is appearing extra as an inspiration than a direct information for Ansari’s work.
Loss of life and dying aren’t precisely topic issues that scream comedy gold, however exhibits like The Good Place and After Life most lately have proven us that even the reaper can’t get in the way in which of a superb joke. And if anybody could make us snigger when confronted with our personal mortality, certainly it’s the triple-comedy-threat of Ansari, Rogen, and Murray.