According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) is in final talks to co-star with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts in Larry Crowne. Hanks also is directing this project for Vendome and Universal.

The screenplay by Hanks and Nia Vardalos, follows the title character (Hanks), "who is downsized from his job and decides to start over by enrolling in college." When this happens he forms some unexpected bonds with fellow students and in the process catches the eye of a professor (Roberts).

Cranston is going to play Roberts' husband. He is a blogger who spends his time looking at porn.