Root will play the father of Efron’s character. Aubrey Plaza and Anna Kendrick are also on board to co-star.
Jake Szymanski will direct, with Chernin Entertainment producing along with Jonathan Levine. Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O’Brien’s script centers on two hard-partying brothers who place an ad online to find dates for a wedding and find a pair of women who can out-party them.
Root is best known for “Office Space,” “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story,” “NewsRadio” and “King of the Hill.”
News was first reported by The Tracking Board.