Mike Myers has signed on to star as the lead in the comedy, How to Survive a Robot Uprising for Paramount Pictures.

The film is based on a manual written by Daniel H. Wilson, a doctoral candidate at the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University; Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant (creators of Reno 911) are writing the script

Mike, who has also helped edit the script, will play a technical administrator who has the thankless job of sounding warnings against the growing presence of robots and researching ways to keep those robots from taking over, says Variety.

No production schedule has been set for How to Survive a Robot Uprising.