“Amy Poehler” to Star Opposite Will “Ferrell” in Comedy ‘The House’
‘Amy Poehler’ is in negotiations to star with Will ‘Ferrell’ in ‘The House’, New Line’s comedy written by Neighbors writers Andrew J. Cohen & Brendan O’Brien.
Cohen is directing with Ferrell producing with the Adam McKay via their Gary Sanchez banner. Nathan Kahane & Joe Drake of Good Universe are also producing. O’Brien is also producing.
The story centers on the married couple who lose their daughter’s college fund. They team up with their neighbors to start an illegal casino in the basement of their suburban house to earn back the cash.
In the 2 hander, Poehler would play Ferrell’s wife, worried about losing her daughter when she goes off to college.
The movie is eyeing an August production start in Los Angeles.
Richard Brener, Sam Brown and Michael Disco are overseeing for New Line.