Day and Applegate are Going the Distance


Charlie Day, one of the stars and creators of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and Christina Applegate have joined Drew Barrymore and Justin Long in New Line’s romantic comedy Going the Distance.

The Hollywood Reporter says Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot are producing via their Offspring Entertainment, and Nanette Burstein is directing.

The story, by first-time screenwriter Geoff LaTulippe, follows a couple (Barrymore and Long) trying to maintain a long-distance relationship. Day is playing Long’s best friend while Applegate is Barrymore’s sister,