Dax Shepard is set to star in the new comedy The Retreat for New Line Cinema and Guy Walks Into a Bar Productions.

The Tom Brady-directed film centers on a thirty-something hot dog vendor at Chicago's Wrigley Field who lands a job at a corporation, climbs the management ladder thanks to the simple wisdom he's picked up selling franks. Variety adds he discovers at a company retreat, that he's the target of sabotage by a disgruntled employee.

King of the Hill's Emmy winners Alan Cohen and Alan Freedland wrote the script; The Retreat has a 2008 release date scheduled.