Will Ferrell to star in The House
Will Ferrell has signed on to star in the comedy The House, from the writing team of Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O’Brien (“Neighbors”). Cohen will also direct.
The story centers on a married couple who lose their daughter’s college fund. They team up with their neighbors to start an illegal casino in their basement to earn back the cash. Ferrell, who will play the husband, will also co-produce through Gary Sanchez Productions, along with Good Universe.
The project is in fast development for a planned start in August and will be distributed by New Line Cinema.