The magazine reported that Rannells will partner with his significant other, "Jersey Boys" actor Mike Doyle, to write the screenplay, with Judd Apatow ("Knocked Up," "The 40-Year Old Virgin") as producer. The subject matter was not listed.
Rannells has moved easily between Broadway, TV ("Girls," "The Advocate") and movies ("The Intern" and the forthcoming "Max Steel"). He got his Broadway debut in 2005 as a replacement for the role of Link Larkin.
Here he is in his Tony-nominated performance as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon: