Billy Eichner To Star In Gay Rom-Com From Judd Apatow & Nick Stoller

Move over Julia Roberts, Katherine Heigl, Jennifer Lopez and Reese Witherspoon. There’s a new rom-com queen in town.

Deadline reports Billy Eichner will write and star in an upcoming romantic comedy for Universal Pictures. The yet-untitled project will “center around two men who have commitment problems and are attempting a relationship,” according to the media outlet. Neighbors and Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nick Stoller is set to direct with Judd Apatow executive producing.

A major movie studio releasing a gay rom-com written by and starring a gay man. This is pretty huge. I really hope it doesn’t suck. With the talent involved, I don’t think it will. Fingers crossed. I wonder who’ll be his leading man. Someone hot I bet.