Synergy: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Selma Blair, Clark Gregg, Philip Baker Hall and David Paymer have signed on to appear in the Weitz brothers' Synergy for Universal Pictures.

The comedy follows the uneasy relationship between a 50-year-old businessman (Dennis Quaid) and his new 26-year-old boss (Topher Grace). The younger boss is having an affair with the older man's daughter (Scarlett Johansson).

Blair will play Grace's unhappy wife, whom he has just wed, while Gregg will appear as Grace's boss, who wants Quaid fired. Hall portrays the head of an auto-supply chain that Quaid is trying to get as a client, while Paymer has been set as Quaid's co-worker, who has his own set of insecurities.

Brian B.