Galifianakis Invited To “Dinner for Schmucks”

Zach Galifianakis (“The Hangover”) is in talks to join the ensemble comedy “Dinner for Schmucks” for Paramount Pictures says the trades.

Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Lucy Punch star in the story about the most pathetic guy ever to be invited to another man’s weekly dinner party.

Galifianakis is playing an assistant manager of a mattress store who is dating Carell’s ex-wife.

Jay Roach directs the film which kicks off shooting this Fall for release next Summer.