Gad will play edgy comedian paired with Crystal on sketch show
Larry Charles, Matt Nix and Ben Wexler will write and produce
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" regular gets a role in the Paramount-distributed satire, which is due out next summer
Larry Charles will direct provocateur's next film, and Scott Rudin will produce
Acclaimed screenplay follows an obnoxious Frenchman who transports a stolen painting to London
Duo previously teamed on "Borat"
The untitled project will focus on sci-fi fanboys shooting their own version of a canceled show.