Warner Bros. has set Michelle Monaghan to star alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis in “Due Date,” the Todd Phillips-directed comedy.
Monaghan will portray the pregnant wife of a guy (Downey) who races home in hopes of arriving before she delivers their first child. He takes on a mismatched traveling companion (Galifianakis).
Phillips is producing through his Green Hat banner with Daniel Goldberg. Scott Budnick is executive producer
. WB is partnered with Legendary Pictures on the film, and Susan Downey
is an executive producer.
Monaghan next stars in “Trucker,” a film that opens Oct. 9 in New York and Oct. 16 in Los Angeles. She most recently completed “Somewhere” for director Sofia Coppola.