Saturday Night Liver Jason Sudeikis is in final negotiations to join Nanette Burstein's upcoming film "Going the Distance," says The Hollywood Reporter.
Sudeikis will play Box, a friend of Garrett's (Justin Long) who counsels him against trying to maintain his long-distance relationship with Drew Barrymore's character.
Christina Applegate and Charlie Day were recently added to the cast.
Newcomer Geoff Latulippe wrote the script.
Meanwhile in other SNL related film news--former cast member Tim Meadows has joined the cast of Adam Sandler's new comedy Grown Ups says THR
The movie has several friends that get together 30 years after high school when their former coach passes away...
Meadows joins fellow SNL alum Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, David Spade, Rob Schneider Tim Herlihy and Colin Quinn , and Norm Macdonald
The Sandler/Fred Wolf-penned, Dennis Dugan directed comedy is expected to be released next summer.
Clearly this is shaping up to be The Cannonball Run of the modern era.