Former “The Daily Show” correspondent Rob Corddry and actor DeRay Davis are in final negotiations to join the cast of New Line’s Will Ferrell sports comedy “Semi-Pro” says Reuters
Written by Scot Armstrong, the story is set in the world of the American Basketball Assn. and follows Jackie Moon (Ferrell), the owner-coach-player of the fictional Flint Michigan Tropics.
Moon must lead his team on a desperate attempt to make it to the big leagues. Will Arnett, Woody Harrelson and Andre Benjamin have already signed up.
Corddry will play Harrelson’s nemesis, the man who is dating his ex-girlfriend. Davis is a player who showboats on court, getting many fouls.