British actress Lucy Punch has been cast of the ensemble comedy "Dinner for Schmucks" says The Hollywood Reporter.
The film is a remake of the 1998 French flick "Le diner de cons" (The Dinner Game)--written and directed by Francis Veber. the story follows the most "pathetic" person ever to be asked to attend another man's weekly dinner party.
Anchorman co-stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd headline the pic under the the direction of Jay Roach.
Filming kicks off in October for release next Summer.