Mark Wahlberg and James Franco are joining Steve Carell and Tina Fey in 20th Century Fox’s Date Night.
The Shawn Levy-directed comedy will also star Leighton Meester, Common, Taraji Henson and Kristen Wiig.
In the film, Carell and Fey will play a married couple who find their routine date night becomes much more than just dinner and a movie. The movie was written by Josh Klausner.
Variety says Wahlberg plays a successful and crazily buff securities expert who flirts with Fey’s character. Franco portrays a not-too-bright con man and petty criminal. Meester is onboard as the couple’s babysitter. Henson plays the one good cop who believes the couple is in danger, and Common portrays a villain. Wiig rounds out the cast as the actress’ best friend.