Jessica Biel has signed on to star in the comedy, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry for Universal Pictures.

The film stars Adam Sandler and Kevin James in the Dennis Dugan-directed filck that revolves around two heterosexual firefighters (Sandler and James) who pose as a gay married couple in order to qualify for their department's domestic-partner benefits. The Hollywood Reporter says Biel will play an attorney who reps the duo in their case and ends up being the object of Sandler's affection.

Adam Sandler is also producing under his Happy Madison label; I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry is scheduled to begin shooting August 31st for a July 20, 2007 release.