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Pete Davidson shoots hoops on New York location set of his untitled Judd Apatow-directed movie

He’s often seen courtside at NBA games, sometimes accompanied by his pal Machine Gun Kelly.

Pete Davidson went from spectator to player on Monday, when he was seen shooting some hoops on a court in New York City‘s Staten Island borough.

The 25-year-old actor and comedian was in the midst of filming a still-untitled film with director Judd Apatow.

Dunking: Pete Davidson, 25, was seen shooting some hoops Monday on a court in New York City's Staten Island borough for his untitled film with director Judd Apatow

Dunking: Pete Davidson, 25, was seen shooting some hoops Monday on a court in New York City’s Staten Island borough for his untitled film with director Judd Apatow

Pete showed off two different casual outfits while sinking some baskets.

He had on a ‘Hunt Mushrooms, Not Animals’ T-shirt earlier in the day, which he was previously seen wearing on set.

His costume featured black shorts and athletic shoes, and his abundant tattoos were on full display.

During down time between takes, the Saturday Night Live star puffed on his vape pen and chatted with his co-stars, including Ricky Velez and Bel Powley.

Continuity: Pete had on a 'Hunt Mushrooms, Not Animals' T-shirt earlier in the day, which he was previously seen wearing on set

Continuity: Pete had on a ‘Hunt Mushrooms, Not Animals’ T-shirt earlier in the day, which he was previously seen wearing on set

Real-life outfit: His costume featured black shorts and athletic shoes, and his abundant tattoos were on full display

Real-life outfit: His costume featured black shorts and athletic shoes, and his abundant tattoos were on full display

Downtime: During down time between takes, the Saturday Night Live star puffed on his vape pen and chatted with his co-stars, including Ricky Velez and Bel Powley

Downtime: During down time between takes, the Saturday Night Live star puffed on his vape pen and chatted with his co-stars, including Ricky Velez and Bel Powley

Later in the day, Pete moved to a different fenced-in court for a second basketball scene.

His new equally casual costume featured a faded gray graphic T-shirt and aquamarine shorts.

The stand-up comedian stood out with a pair of yellow leopard print socks and gray–blue high-top sneakers.

Though the game was just for the camera, Pete put some visible effort into it.

He chugged down the court while fending off opposing players and attempted a reverse layup shot.

Take two: Later in the day, Pete moved to a different fenced-in court for a second basketball scene

Take two: Later in the day, Pete moved to a different fenced-in court for a second basketball scene

Sporty: His new equally casual costume featured a faded gray graphic T-shirt and aquamarine shorts

Sporty: His new equally casual costume featured a faded gray graphic T-shirt and aquamarine shorts

Pete’s movie, which has been tentatively referred to as Staten Island, is currently lacking an official title.

The film is expected to be autobiographical and will delve into the comedian’s life following the death of his father, a New York City firefighter who died on September 11, 2001.

He was last seen running up the stairs of Marriott located on the site of the World Trade Center, shortly before the hotel collapsed amid the terrorist attack.

Despite covering the major moments in Pete’s life, the movie won’t be a straight retelling of the facts, and his character has been renamed Tyler for the project.

He’ll be joined in the film by Marisa Tomei, who will play Margie, a version of his real-life mother Amy.

On the move: He chugged down the court while fending off opposing players and attempted a reverse layup shot

On the move: He chugged down the court while fending off opposing players and attempted a reverse layup shot

Real life: The film, sometimes called Staten Island, is expected to be autobiographical and will delve into the comedian's life after the death of his father in the September 11 terrorist attacks

Real life: The film, sometimes called Staten Island, is expected to be autobiographical and will delve into the comedian’s life after the death of his father in the September 11 terrorist attacks

The movie will be director Judd Apatow’s first narrative feature, and second starring a comedian, since 2015’s Trainwreck.

The project was first announced in January, and principle photography began the first week of June.

Apatow’s films are often personal projects inspired by the contours of his own life and featuring many of his friends and family in starring roles.

Judd’s daughter Maude Apatow will have her largest film role to date as Pete’s younger sister.

The upcoming actress is also featured in a major role in HBO’s teen drama Euphoria, which premiered June 16.

In addition to Marisa and Maude, the film boasts an impressive cast, including Better Thing’s Pamela Adlon, comedian Bill Burr, Steve Buscemi and Kevin Corrigan.

Star power: He'll be joined in the film by Marisa Tomei, who will play Margie, a version of his real-life mother Amy

Star power: He’ll be joined in the film by Marisa Tomei, who will play Margie, a version of his real-life mother Amy

Back at it: The movie will be director Judd Apatow's first narrative feature, and second starring a comedian, since 2015's Trainwreck

Back at it: The movie will be director Judd Apatow’s first narrative feature, and second starring a comedian, since 2015’s Trainwreck

 

Daily Mail UK

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