Stephen Root Joins Zac Efron in ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’

Stephen Root is joining Zac Efron and Adam Devine in 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment’s comedy “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.”

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.

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