Adam Devine to go on Paternity Leave in new comedy
Actor will reteam with 'Final Girls' director
Adam Devine is with movie. The Pitch Perfect and Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates actor is set to star in Paternity Leave, a comedy about a group of immature dudes who scheme for paid time off with the help of a pregnant friend, EW has confirmed.
Todd Strauss-Schulson, who recently directed Devine in the slasher send-up The Final Girls, will helm the New Line film. They’ll work from a script most recently written by Adam Cole-Kelly and Sam Pitman.
Devine broke out as a co-creator and star of the Comedy Central series Workaholics and a supporting player in Pitch Perfect and its sequel (he’s Rebel Wilson’s nemesis-slash-love interest, Bumper). He’ll have his most prominent movie role to date opposite Zac Efron in the aforementioned Mike and Dave, which Fox will release in July.
Strauss-Schulson previously directed A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.