06/12/2011 14:31 GMT | Updated 06/12/2011 23:45 GMT

Bridesmaids, IT Crowd's Chris O'Dowd Writing Comedy Series For Sky

The IT Crowd's Chris O'Dowd is to write and star in a new comedy for Sky1 co-starring Steve Coogan and Johnny Vegas.

Moone Boy will be co-produced by Coogan's production company, Baby Cow, and is a part autobiographical tale of growing up in Ireland at the end of the 1980s.