EXCLUSIVE: Josh Gad has signed up for The Internship. The Book Of Mormon star will join Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in the 20th Century Fox comedy about two middle-aged men who have to start over at the bottom of the career ladder. Shawn Levy is directing. Gad will play Headphones, an anti-social engineer at the tech firm where Vaughn and Wilson are interning. Gad starts filming in next month. JoAnna Garica, Aasif Mandvi and Jessica Szohr co-star.
In addition to landing a guest star role on Fox’s New Girl, Gad has wrapped playing Apple co-creator Steve Wozniak in the JOBS biopic with Ashton Kutcher. Gad, who stars in Thanks For Sharing premiering at TIFF this year, starts work on his new NBC series 1600 Penn with Bill Pullman as the President later this summer. Gad wrote and will executive produce the White House comedy. Gad, whose final performance in Broadway’s Book Of Mormon was last month, is repped by ICM Partners and Brillstein Entertainment.