According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zooey Deschanel has been cast in Failure to Launch for Paramount Pictures and Scott Rudin Prods. Deschanel joins Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew McConaughey in the comedy about a thirtysomething guy whose parents are desperate to get him to move out. When he finally meets the girl of his dreams, he grows suspicious that his conniving parents might have had a hand in the matter.

Tom Dey is set to direct the picture from a script by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember. Deschanel's credits include Elf and The Good Girl. She next will be seen in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.