(Comedy Central)The Daily Show
is going to look a little bit different this summer. Deadline
reports that host Jon Stewart
will be taking a hiatus from the Comedy Central series to direct his first feature film, Rosewater
. Daily Show
correspondent John Oliver
will fill in for Stewart during his 12-week hiatus.
In addition to directing the upcoming feature, Stewart also wrote the script for Rosewater
, which is based on the book Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story Of Love, Captivity And Survival
, about BBC journalist Maziar Bahari's 118 days of captivity in Iran in 2009.
You can check out Bahari's 2011 appearance on The Daily Show