We’ve told you that the upcoming comedy Last Vegas will star Michael Douglas (Wall Street) and Robert De Niro (The Godfather Part II). Today, more casting news was announced for this film, helmed by National Treasure‘s director and penned by Tangled‘s screenwriter!
Below is the official press release. Are you excited for Last Vegas?
LOS ANGELES – May 17, 2012 – CBS Films and Good Universe announced today that Oscar®-winner Morgan Freeman will join fellow Oscar®-winners Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro in the comedy LAST VEGAS.
Directed by Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure, While You Were Sleeping) from a screenplay by Dan Fogelman (Crazy, Stupid, Love, Tangled), LAST VEGAS is a comedy about four old friends who decide to throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single.
Freeman is set to play Archie Clay, an army veteran, who looks to escape the watchful eyes of his son and daughter-in-law and accompany his best friends on a trip to Vegas.
The ensemble comedy is being produced by Laurence Mark (Julie & Julia, Dreamgirls) and Amy Baer. Good Universe’s Nathan Kahane will executive produce along with Lawrence Grey. Matt Leonetti will co-produce.
Executive Vice President of Production Maria Faillace and Creative Executive Alex Ginno are overseeing the project for CBS Films. Nicole Brown is overseeing the project for Good Universe which is handling international sales.
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Morgan Freeman is represented by CAA and his legal is handled by Sloane, Offer, Weber and Dern.
Thanks to Deadline for the tip.