Pauly Shore is set to star as fitness icon Richard Simmons in a new biopic.

The film is in development at Warner Bros.' subsidiary, The Wolper Organization.

The biopic follows a short film titled "The Court Jester," premiering at Sundance, starring Shore as Simmons.

Tamra Brown plays Ellen DeGeneres, and Jesse Heiman portrays a man who lost 160 pounds thanks to Simmons.

"The Court Jester" will be available worldwide on YouTube after its Sundance premiere.

Pauly Shore is excited to share Richard Simmons's story, emphasizing Simmons's impact on mental health and fitness.

Richard Simmons became famous for his flamboyant personality and "Sweatin' to the Oldies" aerobics videos.

The biopic aims to tell an uplifting story about Richard Simmons, exploring his life and impact.

The Wolper Organization, known for historical dramas, sees Pauly Shore as the perfect fit for this dramatic and heartfelt feature film.