Lucy Punch Joins “Schmucks” Dinner

Lucy Punch (“Hot Fuzz,” “St. Trinian’s”) has joined the case of the ensemble comedy “Dinner for Schmucks” for Paramount Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.

A remake of the 1998 French film “Le diner de cons”, the story follows the most “pathetic” person ever to be asked to attend another man’s weekly dinner party.

Steve Carell and Paul Rudd co-star in the project which Jay Roach is directing. Filming kicks off in October for release next Summer.