Paul Rudd will star opposite Paul Rudd in a new Netflix comedy series

By Liam Mathews,

Paul Rudd is the latest movie star to make the leap to TV. The Ant-Man and the Wasp superhero and all-around hilarious dude has signed on to lead a comedy series called Living With Yourself for Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Rudd will play dual roles in the eight-episode first season as an unhappy man who undergoes a highly experimental treatment to become a better person. He will also play the new and improved person who replaces the original man. The series asks the question, "do you really want to be a better person once you find out what it takes?" It’s Netflix’s second "unorthodox treatment" comedy with movie stars after Maniac with Emma Stone and Jonah Hill, which comes out next month.

The series was created by Daily Show alum Timothy Greenberg and will be directed by Little Miss Sunshine‘s Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. The rest of the cast has not been filled in yet, but with double the Rudd, who else do you really need? The show was originally ordered to pilot by IFC, but it fell through at the small network due to budgetary constraints. Netflix, however, has seemingly unlimited resources, and has hired an Avenger for the lead role, so good for them!

Rudd has previously appeared in Wet Hot American Summer and the Netflix prequel and sequel series, Clueless and the movie Moon. Other memorable TV appearances include Friends, Parks and Recreation and Reno 911.

Other Links From TVGuide.com

Paul Rudd

View the original article on TVGuide.com

adwpadmin

adwpadmin

More News

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Osseo
72°
Menomonie
73°
Chetek
72°
Durand
Ladysmith
71°
Neillsville
68°
Rice Lake
70°
New Richmond
71°
Black River Falls
74°
Medford
68°
River Falls
72°
Duluth
65°
Green Bay
68°
La Crosse
72°
Madison
71°
Milwaukee
68°
Twin Cities
71°
Weather Outlook: Warm today, then feeling like October!

Weather Outlook: Warm today, then feeling like October!

Some may want to wear gloves at times later this week.

Connect With WQOW
Top Stories

UPDATE: Middleton shooter was employee of business where he opened fire

The Middlelton Police department sent a phone message to residents about an active shooter.

UPDATE: 4 from Loyal, including 3 kids, killed in Apostle Island kayak incident

Sheriff Michael Brennan said Erik Fryman, 39, and his kids 3, 6 and 9-years-old died. The mom, Cari Mews, 29,

NEW: Missing Mondovi man found dead Wednesday afternoon

According to Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson, the department is looking or Nathan D. Kummer who was reported missing by

UPDATE: Gas leak contained in Boyd

Boyd's fire chief told News 18 crews were digging up a leaking water line at Double D's Saloon and workers

Sex offender faces new charges in Eau Claire

A convicted sex offender living in Eau Claire is charged with two counts of first degree sexual assault of a

Scroll to top
Skip to content