According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Cera (Arrested Development) has joined the cast of Hulu’s original comedy series Life & Beth. Cera will be a series regular and star opposite Amy Schumer.
In Life & Beth, Beth’s life looks pretty great on paper. Impressive to everyone she grew up with. She makes a good living as a wine distributor. She’s in a long-term relationship with an attractive, successful guy and lives in Manhattan. When a sudden incident forces Beth to engage with her past, her life changes forever. Through flashbacks to her teen self, Beth starts to learn how she became who she is and who she wants to become. We’ll go on her journey toward building a more authentic life. Learning to express herself and living in an intentional way. A trip down memory lane is a strong source of trauma, comedy and moving forward.
Cera will play the role of John, a farmer and chef who is always honest and to the point. Cera’s additional credits include a voice role in Childrens Hospital as well as Superbad, Juno, Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, This Is the End and Molly’s Game.
Schumer created, directs, writes, exec produces, and stars in the 10-episode scripted comedy for Hulu.
Life & Beth is expected to debut this year on Hulu.