Applegate, Day Go “The Distance”

Christina Applegate and Charlie Day (TV’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) have joined the cast of the romantic comedy “Going the Distance” for New Line Cinema says The Hollywood Reporter.

Geoff LaTulippe’s script follows a couple (Drew Barrymore and Justin Long) trying to maintain a long-distance relationship.

Applegate plays Barrymore’s sister while Day is playing Long’s best friend. Nanette Burstein (“The Kid Stays in the Picture,” “American Teen”) is directing while Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot are producing.