Megan Fox close to joining Apatow comedy

Megan Fox is in advanced talks to join Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann in Judd Apatow’s untitled comedy for Universal.

According to Variety, Rudd and Mann will reprise their husband and wife roles from Apatow’s 2007 comedy “Knocked Up.”

Apatow will write and direct the film, his first since 2009’s “Funny People.”

Apatow, Barry Mandel and Clayton Townsend will produce.

No plot details have been given other than the film is not a sequel to “Knocked Up.”

Production begins in the summer for a June 1, 2012, release.

Fox just wrapped shooting “Friends With Kids,” opposite Jon Hamm and Kristen Wiig. Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.

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