Leslie Mann (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) will star opposite Zac Efron in New Line’s teen comedy 17, being directed by Burr Steers.
Mann will play Scarlett, the wife of the adult character played by Efron. The film’s story centers on a grown man who finds himself as a 17-year-old trying to navigate high school.
Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot, who worked with Efron on Hairspray, are producing through their Offspring Entertainment. Jason Filardi wrote the script. Jason Barrett is executive producing.