Variety is reporting that Jason Segel is teaming with his Forgetting Sarah Marshall helmer Nicholas Stoller to do Sony’s “Sex Tape,” a high-concept comedy written by Kate Angelo that is set up at Escape Artists.
Segel is also expected to receive an offer to star as half of a happily married couple who get a night off from their parental duties and decide to spice up their love life by making a sex tape. When they wake up the following morning, they discover the tape has gone missing, prompting them to figure out who took it and how to get it back.
Should Stoller and Segel’s deals close, the latter could be paired with one of his previous co-stars, such as Amy Adams (“The Muppets”) or Emily Blunt, who toplines Stoller’s upcoming Universal comedy “The Five-Year Engagement” with Segel. Stoller’s “Get Him to the Greek” star Rose Byrne and Jennifer Garner are also in the mix along with Reese Witherspoon.