Variety reports that Judd Apatow’s new action-comedy The bubble focuses on the bubble of a film production during a pandemic. Featuring a star-studded cast, this film is set to debut on Netflix on April 1 with Leslie Mann, hers and director’s daughter Judd, Iris Apatow, Keegan-Michael Key and Kate McKinnon joining the cast. Karen Gillan and Pedro Pascal lead the cast. The bubble takes place on the set of a fictional action movie Cliff Beasts 6: The Battle of Everest: Memories of a Requiem at London 2020. Due to a pandemic, production was quickly halted, leaving the team sequestered in a hotel. Mann and David Duchovny also play a divorced actor couple forced to quarantine together. Netflix has released a promotional trailer for Cliff Beasts 6 generate enthusiasm for The bubble. The Netflix comedy would be based on the production of Jurassic World: Domination, where production was repeatedly halted and the cast had to stay in the UK for months.
The bubble is Apatow’s first work to debut on Netflix. All of his previous films, including The 40 year old virgin and The King of Staten Island, were distributed by Universal Pictures. Apatow also produced and co-wrote the screenplay with Lady Dynamite designer Pam Brady. Watch the full trailer below.