Cobie Smulders nabs female lead in 'Starbuck'
EXCLUSIVE: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER star Cobie Smulders, who recently played a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent in THE AVENGERS, is in negotiations for the female lead opposite Vince Vaughn in DreamWorks' untitled remake of the hit French-Canadian comedy STARBUCK, reports Variety's Jeff Sneider and Justin Kroll.
Original helmer Ken Scott is returning to direct from his own script.
Story follows a middle-aged man (Vaughn) whose life is turned upside down when he learns he has fathered 533 children through sperm donation. When a few hundred of the children express an irrepressible need to meet their father, he must decide whether or not he will step up and reveal his identity.
Smulders is in talks to co-star as Vaughn's pregnant girlfriend, while PARKS AND RECREATION thesp Chris Pratt is set to play Vaughn's lawyer.Read Full Article