40-Year-Old Virgin team reunite

Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen are Super Bad

Hurrah! Talented people getting the money to make another film which will hopefully make us laugh as much as The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Though given how much cash that film raked in at the box office, it’s not really surprising that studio coffers have been opening.

Judd Apatow – who co-wrote and directed Virgin – and co-star Seth Rogen have already been busy on Knocked Up. But now Sony has hired them to make Super Bad.

The film – which Apatow is producing and Rogen is writing and will star in – features two high school types who live together, play together and can’t stand the thought of being separated for long. But then they hatch a plan to score beer for a party in the hopes that girls will like them. Their idea goes downhill rather badly and impressing the ladies is replaced by their separation-anxiety panic attacks.

Rogen’s fellow student will be played by Arrested Development’s Michael Cera and Greg Mottola – who directed several episodes of Apatow’s criminally short-lived college comedy Undeclared – will call the shots when Super Bad gears up in the autumn.