Josh Gad To Play Roger Ebert in Russ & Roger

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According to THR, Josh Gad will play late film critic Roger Ebert opposite Will Ferrell in Russ and Roger. Ferrell will star Russ Meyer in the film, which is based on the true story of their friendship while they made Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, one of the first X-rated films ever released by a major movie studio, having the party of a lifetime in the process.