Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer are in negotiations, while Hilary Swank and Ashton Kutcher are circling key roles in Garry Marshall’s “New Year’s Eve” at Warner Bros. Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.
A sequel to this year’s “Valentine’s Day”, the ensemble piece follows various lovers preparing for the New Year holiday. The numerous storylines will combine and features various major names working at discount rates.
De Niro will play a bitter, dying man in a hospital. Pfeiffer is a frustrated secretary tackling her unfulfilled resolutions. Swank plays a producer of the Times Square New Year’s Eve show, and Kutcher plays a guy who hates the holiday.
Lea Michele and Abigail Breslin are already set to star in the project which kicks off filming in New York City next month. “Army Wives” creator Katherine Fugate, who wrote the “Valentine’s Day” script, has penned the follow-up.