Christina Hendricks is in final negotiations to join Terry Loane's upcoming coming-of-age drama Measure of a Man.

The film is set in the 1970s and centers on a bullied teen (Riley Griffiths) that is navigating the challenging path of manhood. Christina Hendricks will be portraying his mother. The story is based on a young adult novel written by author Robert Lipsyte titled One Fat Summer.

Christina Hendricks is best known for her role as Joan Harris in AMC's hit series Mad Men. She will next be seen in Ryan Gosling's fantasy thriller How to Catch a Monster.

Terry Loane is directing from a script provided by David Scearce. Christian Taylor will be producing.

No production schedule has been released.