Malin Akerman and Jason Sudeikis are upped to join the ensemble comedy of This Is Where I Leave You says Variety.
Based on Jonathan Tropper's novel, the story centers on a father who dies and requests that his highly dysfunctional and non-religious family sit Shiva for seven days.
Tropper has written the adapted script from which Adam Shankman is set to direct.
Goldie Hawn, would be playing the the family matriarch while Jason Bateman, Zac Efron, and Leslie Mann are poised to be playing siblings.
Akerman would play Bateman’s wife whose affair with his boss (Sudeikis) goes public.
Jennifer Gibgot, Paula Weinstein Shankman and Jeff Levine are producing the film.