October 31, 2014 1:51 PM EDT

Funnyman Seth Rogen is set to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in the upcoming biopic about the tech titan’s creation. This more serious role — he’ll appear opposite Christian Bale, who will play Wozniak’s co-founder and Apple legend Steve Jobs — will be a departure from the comedies that Rogen became known for, like Superbad, Knocked Up, This Is The End and Neighbors.

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