Michael Cera signs on to Amy Schumer’s Hulu original comedy series Life & Beth in which he will play a farmer and chef
He’s the beloved and dry-as-toast star of Superbad and Arrested Development, as well as the cameo to end all cameos in This Is The End.
And now Michael Cera is taking on a new project, original comedy series Life & Beth, which is being created, directed, written, executive produced by and starring Amy Schumer.
Deadline reports that Cera, 32, will portray a farmer and chef named John who is always honest and direct.
Comic leading man: Michael Cera is taking on a new project, the Hulu original comedy series Life & Beth; seen here in 2018
In the Hulu series, Schumer will play Beth, a wine distributor who lives in New York City whose life looks great on paper.
But when a sudden event forces her to face her past, Beth‘s life changes in a profound way.
Told through flashbacks to her teenage years, the story follows Beth as she learns to inhabit her true identity and who she wants to become.
Wearing many hats: The show is being created, directed, written, executive produced by and will star Amy Schumer; seen here last month
Mixed with notes of drama and comedy, Life & Beth is currently in pre-production.
The 10-episode series is currently slated to premiere later this year.
Schumer, 39, previously wrote and co-produced 2015’s brilliant feature film Trainwreck, which costarred Bill Hader, Colin Quinn, John Cena and LeBron James.
Awkward brilliance: Michael is the beloved and dry-as-toast star of such titles as Superbad and Arrested Development (pictured)
She also starred in the film, which had autobiographical elements as her new series appears to contain as well.
Michael, meanwhile, is also at work voicing a role in the new animated film Blazing Samurai, costarring Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Yeoh, Mel Brooks and Djimon Hounsou.
Additionally, Cera is prepping the comedy film Jonty, about an overly coddled child who arrives in New York City where he joined forces with an old friend to produce an ill-conceived Broadway production.
Humble beginnings: Cera found stardom in 2007 thanks to acclaimed titles like Superbad and Juno (pictured here)