Israeli supermodel Bar Paly (“The Starter Wife”) and “Monk” star Tony Shalhoub have joined the cast of Michael Bay’s crime comedy “Pain and Gain” for Paramount Pictures reports Variety.
The story follows a group of bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida.
Paly is in final negotiations to play Sabina Petrescu, an illegal immigrant and former beauty queen who dreams of becoming the next Marilyn Monroe. Shalhoub plays Marc Schiller, the target of the kidnapping scheme.
Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris and Rob Corddry will co-star in the film which Bay, Donald De Line and Ian Bryce are producing.