Hollywood funny man Ben Stiller is taking a step outside of his comfort zone with his latest acting role. According to THR, Stiller will replace actor Mark Ruffalo, in the comedy-drama, Greenburg. Academy Award nominee Amy Adams was set to star opposite Ruffalo, but she is no longer attached to the project. Recasting for her role is currently underway.
Scott Rudin is producing the project, whose logline is being kept under wraps but which is expected to center on the intimacies of relationships in the manner of Baumbach’s other films.
“Greenburg” is being shopped to several specialty divisions, with Focus one of the companies discussing a potential financing and distribution role.
Good for you Ben, good for you!