My Name Is Earl's Jason Lee has signed on to star in Thicker, a twisted, black comedic feature that has emerged from an award-winning short. He is joining Christopher Lloyd, Leslie Zemeckis, and more.

According to Feverpitch Pictures, Thicker written and directed by Terry Nemeroff, stars My Name Is Earl's Jason Lee. Christopher Lloyd, well known for his contributions to film and television, along with Leslie Zemeckis (Staar, Beowulf, A Christmas Carol), Peter Facinelli (Six Feet Under, Riding in Cars With Boys, The Scorpion King), and John Gries (Napoleon Dynamite, Men In Black, Get Shorty) will also star.

Production is scheduled to begin in May.