A Hard Walk For Tim Meadows

Tim Meadows (“Mean Girls”, “Benchwarmers”) is in final negotiations to join Columbia Pictures’ “Walk Hard” for producer Judd Apatow says The Hollywood Reporter.

Directed by Jake Kasdan from a script by Apatow and Kasdan, the film pokes fun at the musician biopic genre and centers on a singer named Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly) who overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.

Meadows will play the drummer in Reilly’s band. Raymond J. Barry (“Little Children”) will play Cox’s cold and angry father who is constantly telling him he is a failure.

Jenna Fischer and Kristen Wiig are also cast. Shooting begins this month in Los Angeles.