Jonah Hill to Star in Todd Phillips-Directed Comedy ‘Arms and the Dudes’

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Jonah Hill just landed a new starring film role. THR reports that Hill has signed on to star in Arms and the Dudes, a crime drama directed by Todd Phillips based on a 2011 Rolling Stone article about “two stoners from Miami Beach who ended up becoming arms dealers for the US government.” Prior to Hill signing on, both Shia LaBeouf and Jesse Eisenberg considered the role. Todd Phillips is also producing alongside Mark Gordon, Bryan Zuriff, and Bradley Cooper.