Judd Apatow Likes Funny People

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According to Variety, Judd Apatow (pictured) has added Jason Schwartzman and Jonah Hill to his previously-announced Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann and Eric Bana comedy.

Aptly, the film is called Funny People.

The filmmaker, who last wrote and directed Knocked Up, hasn't commented on the plot of the movie, as he's only said it takes place in the world of standup comedy and the focus is on a comedian who has a near-death experience.

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Funny People Quotes

George Simmons: So, Ira Wright? That's not your real name. You're hiding some Judaism.
Ira Wright: I don't think I can hide that. My face is circumcised.

Dr. Lars: It's too early to know who's winning the fight: the medicine or the disease.
George Simmons: Did anybody ever tell you, you have a very scary accent?
Dr. Lars: You are a very funny man. I enjoy your movies.
George Simmons: And I enjoy all of your movies.
Dr. Lars: [surprised] Which movies?
George Simmons: The ones where you try to kill Bruce Willis.

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Despite their seemingly ridiculous, over-the-top, lewd premises, there was always an undercurrent of real emotion in Judd Apatow's first...

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