Vir Das lands his first international film, to feature in pandemic comedy 'The Bubble'

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Mar 17, 2021, 05:39 PM(IST)

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Vir Das has already made his mark in the international comedy circuit and now the Indian comedian has landed his first international film. The film co-stars Karen Gillan, Pedro Pascal, David Duchovny among others. 

Vir Das has already made his mark in the international comedy circuit and now the Indian comedian has landed his first international film. Vir has come on board for filmmaker Judd Apatow's directorial venture 'The Bubble'. 

Vir had previously been part of the hit show 'Whiskey Cavalier'. 

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The feature boasts an ensemble cast also featuring 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Karen Gillan, 'Knocked Up' actor Iris Apatow, former 'SNL' cast member Fred Armisen, best-supporting actress Oscar nominee Maria Bakalova, 'The X-Files' alum David Duchovny, 'Dolemite Is My Name' actor Keegan-Michael Key, 'Blockers' actor Leslie Mann, 'Narcos' star Pedro Pascal and 'Shaun of the Dead' actor Peter Serafinowicz.

The Netflix film is a comedy about a group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble inside a hotel who are attempting to finish a studio franchise film.

Das, who is shooting for the film in England, said he is thrilled to be part of this mega comedy project.

"Everyone on this cast is immensely funny and we're making something special," Das, best known for films like 'Go Goa Gone' and 'Badmaash Company', said in a statement.

Apatow, known for helming comedy films like 'The 40-Year-Old Virgin', 'Knocked Up', 'The King of Staten Island' and HBO's Emmy winning 2018 title 'The Zen Diaries Of Garry Shandling', also serves as a producer on 'The Bubble'.

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