Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Andy Samberg lands new comedy movie

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Brooklyn-Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg has signed on to produce a new comedy movie.

The actor, best known for playing Jake Peralta in the hit US sitcom series, that ran from 2013-2021, is said to be in talks to produce the untitled comedy film with his production company Party Over Here.

According to Deadline, Samberg is likely to star in the project too, which could possibly stand to be the lead role.

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Details are limited on Sandberg's new project and whilst a plot hasn't been shared, it's been described as a robot comedy.

As it currently stands, screenwriter Andrew Lanham is on board to pen the script, best known for writing 2021 Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Meanwhile, Radio Silence are likely to direct, whose new horror film Abigail starring Scream actor Melissa Barrera and Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens, is released on Friday (April 19).

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Samberg, who rose to fame on Saturday Night Live is one part of comedy trio The Lonely Island with Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, who have been busy recently promoting their new venture The Lonely Island and Seth Meyers podcast. The audio series will see the four comedians reminisce about their time on SNL.

As for his film career, the actor last starred in 2023 movie Self-Reliance alongside New Girl's Jake Johnson.

Samberg's fellow Brooklyn-Nine-Nine stars Terry Crews and Melissa Fumero are also set for a screen return soon.

Fumero has landed a role in the new NBC drama Grosse Pointe Garden Society, which sees four members of a suburban US town "get caught up in murder and mischief as they struggle to make their conventional lives bloom".

Crews, meanwhile, has been announced as replacing rapper and actor Ice Cube in the adaptation of action comedy novel The Killer's Game. He'll star alongside Guardian of the Galaxy stars Dave Bautista and Pom Klementieff.

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