Celeb matrix: Josh Gad hooks on to Drugs

Actor-Comedian Josh Gad, a regular on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, has joined Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway in the business-world drama Love and Other Drugs.

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Published: Wed 22 Jul 2009, 3:43 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 11:32 PM

Ed Zwick (Defiance) is directing the Fox 2000/New Regency project, formerly titled Pharma. Charles Randolph (The Interpreter) wrote the adapation Jamie Reidy’s nonfiction book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman.

The story follows a salesman (Gyllenhaal) who competes in the cutthroat world of pharmaceuticals to hawk a male performance enhancement drug and begins a relationship with a woman (Hathaway) who has Parkinson’s disease. Gad has been cast as Gyllenhaal’s brother, a vulgar but successful dot-com entrepreneur.

Gad appears as a news correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. His film credits include 21, directed by Robert Luketic, as well as The Rocker, Fox Atomic’s comedy starring Rainn Wilson.

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