Drew Barrymore is Going the Distance


Drew Barrymore has signed for the lead role in New Line’s Going the Distance and will star opposite Justin Long in the romantic comedy.

The film, to be directed by Nanette Burstein, is being produced by Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot via their Offspring Entertainment.

Written by newcomer Geoff LaTulippe, Going the Distance is an observational comedy about a young couple navigating their way through the perils of a long distance relationship who quickly discover that “going the distance” might cost them everything they have, including one another.