Actor nabs roles in 'Wanderlust,' 'Tower Heist'
producer. “Tower Heist,” about a team of luxury highrise workers who rob a corrupt penthouse tenant, is directed by Brett Ratner. Team of scripters includes Adam Cooper and Bill Collage, with Russell Gerwitz, Rawson Thurber, Ted Griffin, Leslie Dixon, Noah Baumbach and Jeff Nathanson. Brian Grazer will produce “Tower Heist” for Imagine Entertainment; Kim Roth exec produces. U pair will be the first feature appearances for Alda since 2008 when he co-starred in the studio’s “Flash of Genius,” as well as Yari Film Group’s Rod Lurie potboiler “Nothing but the Truth” and “Diminished Capacity,” from IFC. Alda had a guest stint last year on NBC’s “30 Rock.”
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