Seth Gordon Planning Four Christmases

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New Line has hired Seth Gordon (The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters) to direct holiday comedy Four Christmases, starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon.

The studio is planning on a December production start for the film, set up at Spyglass with Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum and Jonathan Glickman producing. Vaughn and Witherspoon are also producing the movie, in which a couple struggle to visit all four divorced parents on Christmas Day.

The script was penned by the writing team of Matt Allen and Caleb Wilson. New Line is hoping to get Four Christmases into theaters during next year’s holiday season.

Gordon’s also attached to direct New Line’s feature adaptation of The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, his documentary about rivals battling for supremacy in classic video game “Donkey Kong.”