Daniels & O’Hara Join Sam Mendes Next

Jeff Daniels and Catherine O’Hara have joined the cast of Sam Mendes’ untitled romantic comedy Focus Features says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows the journey of an expectant couple (Maya Rudolph and John Krasinski) traveling the U.S. in search of the right place to put down their roots and raise a family.

Allison Janney, Cheryl Hines, Toni Collette, Carmen Ejogo, Jim Gaffigan, Melanie Lynskey, Chris Messina, Kevin J. O’Connor and Paul Schneider also star.

Dave Eggers (“Where the Wild Things Are”) and his wife, novelist Vendela Vida, penned the script. Shooting begins this week in Connecticut.