Comedian Lee Evans (“There’s Something About Mary”) has signed up to co-write and star in a bizarre new comedy entitled “I Was Hitler’s Weatherman” reports Time Out London.
Evans will star as young Jew who goes into hiding during the war and assumes the identity of Nazi meteorologist Ernest Deisin.
He excels at the job however, so much so that he is soon promoted to Hitler’s personal meteorologist. Stuart Urban (“Our Friends in the North”) will direct.
Evans has co-written the script with Stuart Silver, and acclaimed thesp Stanley Tucci is currently in talks to play Hitler.