James Franco is joining Danny McBride in Your Highness, the Universal Pictures comedy to be directed by David Gordon Green, says Variety.
Written by McBride and Ben Best, the comedy follows two spoiled and arrogant princes in a medieval fantasy setting. When an evil wizard casts a spell on their father and kidnaps the older prince’s fiance, they’re forced to go on a quest to save their family and the kingdom.
The film begins production July 20 in Belfast.
Franco starred for Green in Columbia Pictures comedy Pineapple Express, which also starred McBride.