Leslie Mann and WWE Superstar John Cena sign for The Pact
- Bang Showbiz
- 29 November 2016
Leslie Mann and WWE superstar John Cena have both signed up to appear in new comedy 'The Pact'
Leslie Mann, John Cena and Ike Barinholtz are to star in 'The Pact'.
The new comedy, written by Eben Russell, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg and brothers Brian and Jim Kehoe, is Kay Cannon's directorial debut.
Mann, who most recently starred in New Line's 'How to Be Single' and Sony Classics' 'The Comedian' will play the female lead, according to Variety.
Mann will be joined in the project by WWE Superstar Cena who has previously appeared in 'Trainwreck'. 'Daddy's Home' and 'Sisters'.
And Barinholtz has added this film to his already packed schedule, having also written the script for the summer hit 'Central Intelligence' and appeared in 'Suicide Squad' and 'Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising'.
Point Grey, Good Universe, Hurwitz & Schlossberg Productions and DMG Entertainment have teamed up to bring the film to fruition which follows three parents who, upon discovering their daughters pact to lose their virginity on prom night, attempt to stop them before it's too late.
Point Grey's Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver are set to produce alongside Hurwitz and Schlossberg, and DMG's Chris Fenton.
Meanwhile, Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake of Good Universe will executive produce with Chris Cowles of DMG. And Josh Fagen will oversee the movie for Point Grey.