March 12, 2007 06:10:07 GMT
"Veronica Mars" star Kristen Bell will play the titular character in Universal Pictures' rom-com flick "Forgetting Sarah Marshall."
Refuses to go idle during her eight-week hiatus from "Veronica Mars", Kristen Bell have reached an agreement to topline Universal Pictures' romantic comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall", Production Weekly has reported.
Poised to star opposite Jason Segel who also wrote the script, the beauty is going to play the titular role whom Segel's character, Peter, is trying hard to forget following their devastating break-up by taking a vacation in Hawaii. Much to his surprise, she turns out to also stay at the same exclusive resort as he does, together with her new boyfriend.
Production on the project is slated to start by mid-April this year using locations at the Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii and Los Angeles. Seating as director is first-time feature helmer Nick Stoller with Judd Apatow producing.
Apart from "Forgetting", Bell is reportedly also plotted to star alongside William H. Macy, Anne Archer, Rachel Leigh Cook, and Lolita Davidovich in an indie drama entitled "Antique." Directed by "An American Dream" helmer Renji Philip, pic follows the intersecting lives of eight residents in Echo Park as they all search for the strength to break free from the pains of their past.