Judd Apatow’s produced two movies this year (Wanderlust, Five-Year Engagement, but next week’s This Is 40 - which Apatow also wrote and directed - should easily topple them at the box office. Similarly, the filmmaker’s Knocked Up spinoff looks on course to avoid the love/loathe reactions to Lena Dunham’s HBO TV show Girls (which Apatow is a co-showrunner on).
This Is 40 is the sorta-sequel to Knocked Up (as previous trailers jokingly put it), in the sense that it revolves around Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debi (Leslie Mann, a.k.a. Mrs. Apatow) five years after the events of that film – dealing with challenges ...
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