Sean Penn To Direct Robert De Niro, Kristen Wiig In The Comedian
Posted on Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:36 PM PDT

spenn200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Sean Penn will direct Robert De Niro and Kristen Wiig in an upcoming flick entitled The Comedian.

De Niro will star as a comedian who has fallen from grace and seeks an extravagant comeback. Kristen Wiig will play his love interest, who he meets at court-mandated community service after hitting a member of his audience with a microphone.

Penn is scheduled to begin filming for The Comedian in the spring of 2012.