Apatow Launches Funny People Comp

Universal Pictures and MySpace have just launched an exclusive contest for Judd Apatow’s highly anticipated feature “Funny People” to win a walk-on role in the film.

To enter, contestants must log into MySpace and friend the Funny People official MySpace page. Then in 100 words or less, users must leave a comment explaining why he or she should win the role.

The deadline for submissions is December 8th 2008 with quality of expression, originality, and enthusiasm being the strong points. Apatow has also recorded a special message for contestants.

Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill, Leslie Mann and Jason Schwartzman all star in the film scheduled for a Summer 2009 release.