James Franco has signed on to play the lead role in the comedy “Ricky Stinicky” for Summit Entertainment reports Movieline.
The story follows three male friends who use an invented friend named Ricky Stanicky over the past two decades as an excuse to explain their way out of sticky situations.
When their spouses finally demand to meet Stanicky, they hire an actor (Franco) to portray him.
Jeff Bushell (“Beverly Hills Chihuahua”) penned the script. Michael de Luca and John Jacobs will produce.