Rainn Wilson's starring vehicle The Rocker gets a love interest. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Christina Applegate will be playing opposite Wilson in this music-based comedy.

The film revolves around a washed up musician who gets a second chance at fame when he's asked to join his teenage nephew's band. Peter Cattaneo is directing the film for Fox Atomic.

Other cast members include Jeff Garlin, Emma Stone, musician-actor Teddy Geiger, Jason Sudeikis, Jane Lynch, and Demetri Martin.

Applegate will be playing the mother of the lead guitarist in Rainn's underage rock band.

Shooting starts June 18th in Toronto.

B. Alan Orange