Universal Learns Gervais’ Truth

Universal Pictures International has acquired all international distribution rights to the Ricky Gervais comedy “This Side of the Truth” reports the trades.

“Truth” stars Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe, Louis C.K., Tina Fey, Christopher Guest, Jeffrey Tambor, John Hodgman and Jonah Hill.

Gervais is the storyteller who lives in a world where nobody lies; he patents the fib and uses it to become a star.

The movie marks Gervais’ feature directing debut ad begins shooting Monday in Boston. Warner Bros. already has domestic distribution.