Byrne, O’Dowd Join Bridesmaid Comedy

Rose Byrne (TV’s “Damages”) and Chris O’Dowd (“Pirate Radio,” “Dinner for Schmucks”) have joined the cast of the Judd Apatow-produced untitled Kristen Wiig project at Universal Pictures reports Variety.

Wiig stars as a maid of honor begrudgingly competing with a bridesmaid (Byrne) for the attention of the bride (Maya Rudolph). O’Dowd will play the male lead.

Paul Feig (TV’ s “Arrested Development,” “Nurse Jackie”) directs from a script by Wiig and Annie Mumolo. The project is scheduled to hit theatres on May 12th 2011.