The project follows a womanizing man who meets the girl of his dreams, the only problem being she’s engaged. Liking the challenge, he fakes a friendship with her in hopes of creating something more intimate. Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan will star in the leading roles with Grace playing the man’s best friend.
McG will produce with Mary Viola, Nicolas Chartier and Craig J. Flores.
Grace, best known for starring in “That 70’s Show”, will next be seen in Justin Zackham’s “The Big Wedding”. He is repped by ICM.
Mackie saw his stock rise significantly after starring in Oscar-winner “The Hurt Locker”. He will next star in “Gangster Squad” and “Pain & Gain”. He is repped by UTA.
Plaza currently stars as the deadpan April in “Parks and Recreation” and next up has the teen comedy “The To Do List”.
Ribisi, perhaps best known for playing the medic Wade in “Saving Private Ryan”, last starred in Seth MacFarlane’s comedy “Ted” and will star in “Gangster Squad” alongside Mackie. He and Plaza are both repped by CAA.