Key and Peele Team Up With Judd Apatow For Untitled Comedy Feature

By November 14, 2013
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Very good news for fans of the funniest dang show on television, “Key and Peele”! I mean, IMHO. Oh heck, it’s not just my opinion, it’s the TRUTH. Deal with it!

According to Deadline, Universal Pictures has made a deal with Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele and Judd Apatow to write and produce an untitled feature comedy vehicle for the two comic geniuses.

Apatow had this to say about his new partners-in-funny:

“I love these guys because they are riotously, make you sick because you can’t stop laughing, funny. I think Key and Peele are capable of making the movie that America desperately needs right now.”

I couldn’t agree more, Judd! Apatow will produce the picture through his Apatow Productions. As of press time, there is no director attached to the project, but I’m thinking some pretty big names from the world of film comedy will be in the running. No word yet on the plot of the feature either, but I don’t even care, I’m pretty much on board no matter what.

The comedy duo are definitely on a well-deserved win streak lately, as “Key & Peele” was just picked up for a fourth season by Comedy Central (yay!). And Judd’s not doing so bad himself, considering the Apatow-produced Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will be released on December 20.

Are you excited about a Key and Peele movie? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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Desi Jedeikin

Desi Jedeikin

Desi Jedeikin is a Los Angeles based writer and performer. She has appeared in numerous sketch comedy/improv shows at venues in L.A., including the Groundlings Theater, Comedy Central Stage, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, where she played Squeaky Fromme in the infamous alternative comedy show Comedy Death Ray. Unfinished projects include a memoir and a musical based on the life and death of JonBenet Ramsey. She has lots of other brilliant ideas she might complete. She really just needs more encouragement. You can follow Desi on Twitter: @Desijedeikin Here: truecrimejunkie.com And here too: xoJane.com She likes being followed.