Hendricks Joins “Life As We Know It”

Christina Hendricks (TV’s “Mad Men”) will star alongside Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel in the romance drama “Life as We Know It” for Warner Bros. Pictures says Variety.

Penned by Ian Deitchman and Kristin Rusk Robinson, the story follows two unattached adults whose worlds are turned upside down when their mutual best friends die in an accident and name them as caregivers of their orphaned daughter.

Hendricks will portray the best friend to Heigl’s and Duhamel’s characters. Heigl and her mother Nancy Heigl are executive producing.

Greg Berlanti will direct, with Barry Josephson and Paul Brooks producing. Filming kicks off in Atlanta this Fall.