Huston, Pike, McHale Up For “Big Year”

Anjelica Huston, Rosamund Pike, Dianne Wiest and more have all joined the cast of “The Big Year” for Fox 2000 says the trades.

Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson play a trio of guys who attempt to outdo each other in a yearlong bird-watching competition.

Rashida Jones, Jim Parsons, JoBeth Williams, Brian Dennehy, Anthony Anderson and Tim Blake Nelson also star. Kevin Pollak and Joel McHale are in talks for roles.

Howard Franklin penned the script based on Mark Obmascik’s 1998 book. David Frankel (“Marley and Me”) directs with filming kicking off today in Canada.