With the success of Star Trek Into Darkness and The World’s End, Simon Pegg has had a good 2013. Now he’s lined up a movie he’ll be hoping will make 2014 a good one too, Man Up. Variety report he’s teaming up with Lake Bell for the StudioCanal romantic comedy Man Up, according to Deadline.
The film is about a single woman called Nancy (Bell). She gets mistaken for a stranger’s blind date, en route to her parents’ anniversary, and in the process she unexpectedly find the perfect boyfriend – although presumably there are going to be complications. Simon Pegg’s character hasn’t been confirmed, although it seems likely hell be the stranger.
Tess Morris wrote the screenplay. Ben Palmer (The Inbetweeners) is set to direct.Shooting is set to begin in January.