Seth Rogen to star, write and direct Hollywood show business comedy series for Apple TV

Deadline has reported that Seth Rogen will star, co-write, direct and perform in a new television series for Apple TV+ centered around show business in Hollywood.

With a straight-to-series order from Apple TV+, the untitled project is set to be written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg alongside Peter Huyck and Alex Gregory of HBO’s Veep. Rogen will also direct the series with Goldberg, who is “about an old Hollywood film studio trying to survive in a world where it is becoming increasingly difficult for art and commerce to coexist.” Seth Rogen is no stranger to the small screen. The actor starred alongside Lily James and Sebastian Stan in Pam and TommyHulu’s limited series that depicted “the turbulent three-year marriage of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee, with particular emphasis on the theft and illegal distribution of an infamous sex tape the couple recorded privately during their honeymoon.Rogen played Rand Gauthier, the man who originally stole the sex tape.

Seth Rogen can currently be seen starring alongside Michelle Williams, Paul Dano and Gabriel LaBelle in Steven Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama, The Fabelman family. Our own Chris Bumbray caught the film when it debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this year. “The Fabelman family is a departure for Spielberg in some ways, opting for a relaxed, episodic feel that feels unusual given his aesthetic,Bumbray wrote in his review. “Some may complain that at 150 minutes the film is slow, but while it is deliberately paced, it is never boring and the images on screen are absorbing.Bumbray added it The Fabelman family is apriceless look at how one of the greatest artists of our time came to be.” You can check out the rest of Bumbray’s review right here. The Fabelman family was released in select theaters several days ago, but is opening wide 23 November.

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