Writer/actress Andrea Savage has been invited to co-star in Dinner for Schmucks, joining Zach Galifianakis, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd in the Jay Roach-directed feature for DreamWorks/Paramount/Spyglass.

According to Variety, Savage has also signed to write a feature comedy script for Castle Rock Entertainment centered on five lady friends who hope to enjoy a relaxing "girls' weekend" in Santa Fe, N.M.

She is also writing a half-hour pilot script for 20th Century Fox TV through Peter Chernin's Chernin Entertainment. The untitled project is based on her original idea and is intended as a starring vehicle for her.

No production dates were announced.