Theroux Is The Villain In “Highness”

Justin Theroux is set to play the villain in the comedy “Your Highness” for Universal Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.

Theroux joins Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel in the film, which centers on an arrogant, lazy prince (McBride) who must complete a quest to save his father’s kingdom.

Theroux will play Leezar, an evil wizard with a bejeweled magical staff who kidnaps a princess (Deschanel). Ben Best and McBride penned the script.