Thurman, Biel Try "Playing the Field"

By Garth Franklin Wednesday February 23rd 2011 01:41AM

Uma Thurman and Jessica Biel have signed on to the soccer comedy "Playing the Field" at Nu Image/Millennium Films reports Variety.

Gerard Butler plays a former pro soccer player who finds himself dodging romantic advances from soccer moms after he agrees to coach his son's youth team in an attempt to bond with the boy. Biel will play Butler's ex-wife, while Thurman will play a fellow parent.

Gabriele Muccino directs from a script by Robbie Fox. Butler, Alan Siegel, Jonathan Mostow, Kevin Misher and Heidi Jo Markel will produce.

Shooting is slated to kick off next month.