Seth Rogen, Michael Keaton to star in King of the Jungle, comedy based on tech magnate John McAfee
Los Angeles: Actors Seth Rogen and Michael Keaton will star in King of the Jungle, a comedy about the true story of tech magnate John McAfee.
Keaton will play McAfee, creator of the McAfee Antivirus software. McAfee cashed in his fortune, left civilisation and moved to the jungle in Belize, where he set up a compound of guns, sex, and madness.
Rogen will portray Wired magazine investigator Ari Furman, who accepts what he thinks is a run-of-the-mill assignment to interview McAfee, but once he arrives in Belize, he finds himself pulled into McAfee's escalating paranoia, slippery reality, and murder.
The film will be produced by Jeremy Steckler of Condé Nast Entertainment, Zaftig's Charlie Gogolak, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, MadRiver's Marc Butan, Endurance's Steve Richards, and Epic's Joshua Davis.
Rogen starred in and produced The Disaster Artist for A24 and Sausage Party for Sony. He is currently in post on an untitled comedy.
Updated Date: Oct 27, 2018 12:04:21 IST