Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Joely Richardson have joined the cast of Thanks for Sharing for Class 5 Films and Olympus Pictures.

The story centers around a group of strangers who become fast friends in a recovery group as they all try to overcome their sex addiction. The actresses join a cast that includes Mark Ruffalo and Tim Robbins, who both signed on in May. Gwyneth Paltrow is set to play Phoebe, a businesswoman who falls for Mark Ruffalo, while Joely Richardson will play Tim Robbins' wife.

The Kids Are All Right screenwriter Stuart Blumberg will make his directorial debut with Thanks for Sharing, working from a screenplay he co-wrote with Matt Winston. Actor Edward Norton will executive produce Thanks for Sharing.

Production is scheduled to begin later this month in New York City.