By EW Staff
Updated December 12, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST
Rudd: Jesse Grant/; Segel: Jean-Paul Aussenard/

Paul Rudd has been cast in the DreamWorks comedy I Love You, Man, which John Hamburg (Along Came Polly) is directing from his own script. Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother, Knocked Up) is in final negotiations to costar. The story is about a man (Rudd) who is searching for a buddy (Segel) to be the best man at his wedding. Rudd and Segel starred together in Knocked Up and will both be seen in the upcoming Forgetting Sarah Marshall, which Segel also wrote. Rudd will next appear in Little Big Men, which he also wrote. Hamburg’s additional writing credits include Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, and Zoolander. (Hollywood Reporter)