Jason Sudeikis to go the 'Distance'
By Adnan Tezer Jul 6, 2009, 21:01 GMT
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Jason Sudeikis is in final negotiations to join Drew Barrymore and Justin Long in the New Line romantic comedy "Going the Distance."
Sudeikis will play Box, a friend of Garrett's (Long) who counsels him against trying to maintain his long-distance relationship with Barrymore's character. Charlie Day and Christina Applegate also were recently cast.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Geoff LaTulippe wrote the screenplay, which Nanette Burstein is directing.
Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot are producing through their Offspring Entertainment banner. Executives Dave Neustadter and Michael Disco are overseeing for New Line.