Ben Stiller to Star in Mike White Comedy ‘Brad’s Status’
Ben Stiller, Brad Pitt, and Mike White are teaming up for a new comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, White (School of Rock, Nacho Libre) has written a new movie called Brad’s Status, and Stiller is in final negotiations to play the lead. The film follows the titular character who, “despite a good career and happy family, is obsessed with the better fortunes of his old friends from school. While escorting his son on an East Coast tour of colleges, Brad is forced to confront his friends and his feelings of failure – with hilarious and poignant results.” White will also direct the film, and Brad Pitt will serve as a producer.