Jason Sudeikis Goes The “Distance”

Jason Sudeikis (“Saturday Night Live”) is in final negotiations to join the romantic comedy “Going the Distance” for New Line Cinema says The Hollywood Reporter.

Sudeikis will play Box, a friend of Garrett’s (Justin Long) who counsels him against trying to maintain his long-distance relationship with Drew Barrymore’s character.

Charlie Day and Christina Applegate also were recently cast. Geoff LaTulippe penned the script while Nanette Burstein is directing.