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Judd Apatow's Next Movie Is the Pete Davidson Version of 8 Mile

Judd Apatow's Next Movie Is the Pete Davidson Version of 8 Mile

In the late 2000s, Judd Apatow was churning out what seemed to be a new movie every week, whether it be as a director or mostly a producer. A decade later, and he's slowed his roll quite a bit. He hasn't helmed a movie since 2015's Trainwreck, which served as a centerpiece for Amy Schumer, offering a semi-autobiographical look at the comedian's life. Now, he's locked in his next project, and it's quite similiar. Only this time he'll be putting SNL Not Ready for Prime Time Player Pete Davidson under the microscope.

There is a lot going on with Pete Davidson, who most recently tweeted out a suicide scare that concerned quite a few fans and cohorts in the comedy world. He also recently broke up with pop star Ariana Grande after a much publicized engagement. The new comedy will put a skewed mask on these woes, though Pete won't necessarily be playing himself.

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