Los Angeles, Sep 28 (PTI) Actor Seth Rogen will be starring in a new comedy from Sony Pictures. Also Read - Not Just China, New York Too Has Over 80 'Wet Markets' That Sell & Slaughter Live Animals

The 36-year-old actor will play Herschel Greenbaum, a man who is preserved in a pickle barrel for 100 years and emerges out after a century in the middle of modern day Brooklyn, New York. Also Read - New York Shop Sells Doughnuts Featuring Face of Doctor Leading Coronavirus Fight

The film is based on a New Yorker novella from Simon Rich and cinematographer Brandon Trost is in negotiations to helm it, reported Variety. Also Read - Trending News Today March 11, 2020: Oh, The Irony! Coronavirus Conference In New York Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Rich will adapt his own novella with Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver producing the feature through their banner Point Grey.

Production is expected to begin next month in Pittsburgh.

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